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Chicken with Fig

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Full of flavour, this chicken recipe is cooked in one pot on the stove with minimal prep. Wait don't get all panicky because of the long ingredient list - this is really just an assembly. Plus in the end this will become a new favourite way to prep inexpensive chicken thighs.
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced
  Pancetta 1 Ounce, finely chopped
  Dried oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cracked black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken thigh 4 Pound, boneless/skinless (8 thighs)
  Sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried figs 12 Medium, quartered
  Parsley 3 Tablespoon, chopped (fresh)
  Fresh thyme 1 Tablespoon, chopped

1) In a skillet over medium-high heat, saute the onion and pancetta for 3 minutes. Transfer to another bowl and keep aside.
2) In a bowl, combine the oregano, sugar, salt and pepper; sprinkle evenly over the chicken thighs.
3) Add chicken thighs to the pan; cook over medium-high heat for 4 minutes on each side or until browned.
4) Remove the chicken thighs, then add sherry and red wine vinegar; cook for 30 seconds, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
5) Add the onion mixture chicken thighs and chicken broth.
6) Bring to a boil, cover the pan, lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
7) Then add the figs, cover and simmer for 8 minutes or until the chicken thighs are done.
8) Stir in the parsley and chopped thyme.

9) Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired and serve with mashed potatoes and corn or pasta or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Are you looking for a really, really simple recipe for chicken? This recipe video for chicken with fig, surely solve your purpose. It has a long list of ingredients but you need to mix all at a time, which makes the process most simple. Check with the video and enjoy simple cooking.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 448 Calories from Fat 124

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.2%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 254.3 mg84.8%

Sodium 638 mg26.6%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 9.9 g

Protein 62 g123.3%

Vitamin A 21.3% Vitamin C 28.4%

Calcium 11% Iron 29.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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