Chicken Thighs with Cherry Wine Sauce

Nor M.


This a wonderful simple savory chicken dish to make. The cherry Wine sauce makes the chicken very delicious. I changed up a basic sauce recipe I had. I added herbs and wine to it. Then, I paired it with my own chicken recipe. They go very well together. My family and I were delighted with the flavors in this dish. I had 2 pieces and wanted to eat a 3rd. That's how yummy this dish is. I am adding this to my list of favorites. Enjoy!!!

★★★★★ 2 votes
20 Min
15 Min
Stove Top



1 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 plus tsp
1/4 tsp
cayenne red pepper
1 1/2 tsp
dry mustard
1/2 tsp
black pepper
boneless chicken thighs about 1 3/4 pound
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
eggs beaten


2 c
sweet fresh cherries sliced and half with pits removed
1/4 tsp
1/2 c
red wine
1/3 c
3 tsp
fresh thyme or 1/2 -3/4 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp
dry mustard
1/3 c
water plus 4 tablespoons divided
1/4 c
corn starch


1Cut cherries in half and remove stems and pits. Place in a sauce pan with all of the ingredients except for 1/4 cup corn starch and 3 tablespoons of the water.
Bring ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer while cooking chicken.
2Place all of the dry ingredients for chicken in a large plastic bag. Shake to mix together. Melt the butter and olive oil together on high heat.
3Place 2-3 chicken thighs in the egg mixture then in to plastic bag with flour mixture. Shake to coat chicken.
When finished coating. Fry the chicken in the olive oil butter mixture until cooked through and nicely browned. Salt and pepper the chicken to your liking.
4Mix 1/4 cup of corn starch with the 4 tablespoons of water until smooth. Mix in corn starch mixture to cherry sauce a little at a time until it thickens.only use enough until sauce thickens. Remove from heat.
5Place chicken on plate. Spoon the Cherry sauce over each serving of chicken,and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Soy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cherry, #chicken