GREAT GRAPE CHICKEN
Chicken in wine with grapes and orange
This recipe was originally posted by Wayne Thompson.
I thought it was great, and I submit it here with some variations.
This colors in this dish are a feast for the eyes.
The recipe comes originally from Elegant Meals with Inexpensive Meats,
by Ortho Books.
Ingredients(Serves 4 to 6)
- 3 chicken breasts,
halved, boned, skinned (6 halves, about
- 2 Tbsp butter,
- 1 Tbsp orange marmalade
(I suggest fresh coarsely-grated orange peel)
- 1/4 tsp tarragon,
- 1 green onion,
(use part of the top)
- 1/3 cup dry white wine
- 1 cup seedless grapes
(try red grapes, such as "Flame")
- 1/4 cup whipping cream
Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and nutmeg. Brown lightly in heated
butter in a large frying pan.
Add marmalade, tarragon, green onion and wine.
Cover, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
Add grapes, cover again and
continue cooking about 10 minutes longer, until chicken is cooked through
(test with a small sharp knife in thickest part).
Using a slotted spoon, remove chicken and grapes to a warm serving dish;
keep warm. Add cream to liquid in pan. Bring to boiling, stirring, and
cook until reduced and slightly thickened. Salt to taste. Pour sauce over
(WT) I use a whole cut up chicken.
(CSR) I like to cook the chicken in a black cast-iron pan and
serve after step 3. I skip the
cream sauce, because it smothers the beautiful black-green-red-orange-tan
approximate measurement OK.
Wayne Thompson, Tolerant Systems, San Jose CA (waynet@tolerant)
Conor Rafferty, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA (conor@fuji)
Recipe last modified: 6 Mar 86
From: conor@su-fuji (Conor Rafferty)
Subject: RECIPE: Chicken with grapes
Date: 26 Apr 86 21:38:20 GMT
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