My husband created this dish alittle while back.. when family was here to visit. Everyone ejoyed it and talked about through out the meal. I decided to ask him for the recipe so i could share it with you all. It has lots of flavor...the Asian Pear adds sooooo much to this wonderful dish.
Preheat oven to 250f. (Yes this is the right number; you are only going to keep the chicken warm)
Mix first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl. Let stand
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place flour in a wide shallow dish. Dredge chicken in flour, shake off excess. Place on baking sheet.
Melt butter with 1 tbsp evoo in a large iron skillet, over high heat. Add chicken breasts 3 at a time to the skillet, cook till browned. 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a baking sheet. Keep warm in preheated oven. Repeat evoo butter and chicken. Place remainder on cookie sheet. Keep warm
Add chicken broth to skillet and bring to a boil, scrapping up bits. Stir in orange juice, pear preserves, mustard, lemon juice and cilantro. Boil till thick. About 5 minutes. Add pear and onion mixture, reduce heat to low. Simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper