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Chicken Celery And Cider

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Ingredients
  Chicken thighs 4
  Celery stick 2 , sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Bay leaf 1
  Apple 1 , peeled, cored and sliced
  Cider 1 Bottle (1 l)
  Sage 1 Teaspoon
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and dry the chicken legs on kitchen paper.
2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.

MAKING
3. In a large skillet, heat oil over a medium flame.
4. When hot, arrange the thighs, skin side down.
5. When browned turn and brown on the other side.
6. Add the onions, bay leaf and celery to the pan. Sauté with the chicken until onion is soft and light brown.
7. Add the apple slices and sauté till the apples soften.
8. Pour in the cider and boil rapidly.
9. Add sage and simmer the sauce for 5 minutes until the chicken is tender.

FINALIZING
10. Just before serving, stir in the cream and reheat on a low flame, without boiling.

11. SERVING
12. Arrange the pieces on a platter.
13. Ladle the sauce over the chicken.
14. Serve with rice or mashed potatoes and spinach.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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