Chicken With Figs And Mint Recipe

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Chicken with Figs and Mint

Carolyn Haas

By
@Linky1

Figs are grown all over Greece and this recipe sounded like a lovely way to enjoy them! From The Complete Book of Greek Cooking by Salaman and Cutler. (Prep time will include cooling cooked figs overnight.)

Rating:
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Serves:
4
Prep:
1 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/4 lb
dried figs
1/2 bottle
sweet, fruity white wine
4
chicken breast fillets, with or without skin
1 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
orange marmalade
10
mint leaves, finely chopped
1/2
lemon, juice of
salt and pepper to taste
fresh mint leaves to garnish

Step-By-Step

1Place figs and wine in a pan and bring to boil. Then simmer gently for 1 hour. Allow to cool. Refrigerate overnight.
2Fry chicken in butter until they are cooked through and golden. Remove and keep warm.
3Drain any fat from pan and add the juice from the figs. Boil and reduce to about 2/3 cup.
4Add the marmalade, mint and lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for a few minutes. When the sauce is thick and shiny, pour it over the chicken. Garnish with the figs and extra mint leaves and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Greek
Hashtags: #greek, #dried figs