Chicken with Figs and Raisins

Ready in 1 hour

A deliciously delicate North African dish.

"Great flavors. First time trying it I had to double the portions and make do with breasts instead of legs. The meat got a bit dry but the flavors were wonderful! Thank you!"

- PaulandKarl

Top-ranked recipe named "Chicken with Figs and Raisins"

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Ingredients

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4 large Chicken legs
4 tablespoons light Cooking-oil
2 tablespoons Olive-oil
1 large Onion; quartered then thinly sliced
4 cloves Garlic; 1 pressed, 3 thinly sliced
500 ml Chicken Stock
4 dried Figs
2 fresh ripe Figs; thinly sliced
2 tablespoons Raisins
Juice and skin of 1 lemon; finely grated
2 tablespoons fresh Coriander; chopped
1 teaspoon Flour
Salt
White Pepper

Original recipe makes 4

Servings  

Preparation

Soak the whole dried figs in a little warm water for two hours

Remove the figs from the water, (keep it), remove stem and cut into quarters

In a heavy pan fry the Chicken in the oil till browned

Remove the Chicken and add the Onion/Garlic and fry until light brown

Add the Chicken Stock/Lemon Peel/half the Lemon Juice/1 tablespoon Coriander

Bring to the boil and add the Chicken/Dried Figs/Raisins

Reduce heat, cover and simmer until Chicken is tender, (about 30 minutes)

Remove the Chicken, cover and keep warm

Mix the Flour with the Fig Water, (mix well)

Add to the Fig/Raisin Sauce and stir briskly

Add Salt/White Pepper to suite your taste

Bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes, stirring regularly

Serve the Chicken on warmed plates

Spoon over the Sauce

Sprinkle with Fresh Coriander

Garnish with Fresh Fig slices

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Great flavors. First time trying it I had to double the portions and make do with breasts instead of legs. The meat got a bit dry but the flavors were wonderful! Thank you!
PaulandKarl 6 months ago
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