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Chicken With Sour Cherries

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Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken breasts 2 Pound, skinned, boned and pounded to 1/3 inch thick (2 Whole, 1 Pound Each)
  Shallot 1 Large, finely minced
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Fruit Scented, Preferably Sour Cherry Variety)
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Creme fraiche/Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cherry liqueur/Brandy 1 Tablespoon
  Pitted sour cherries 16 Ounce (Whole, For Garnish)
  Italian flat leaf parsley 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

MAKING
1. Take butter and oil in a large sauté pan and heat the mixture.
2. Sauté the chicken breasts pieces until the meat color runs brown on both sides, it will take around 3 minutes against medium high flame.
3. Remove the chicken pieces for the sauté pan and set aside.
4. Change the flame into a slow one, and add the shallots for cooking into the sauté pan and continue cooking until the shallots become tender.
5. Add vinegar in it and continue cooking with high heat until the quantity of the ingredients reduced to about 2 tablespoons.
6. Add the stock, creme fraiche, and liqueur, and simmer the flame for 1 minute more, with occasional stirring.
7. Again place the chicken pieces and the juice collecting from the plate to the pan and cook about 5 minutes, or until done.

FINALIZING
8. arrange the chicken pieces on a palter
9. cover the plates so that the chicken pieces remain soft and warm
10. Turn the heat into a medium low one.
11. Allow the liquid to boil until it is reduced in quality with enhanced consistency.

SERVING
12. Add the cherries and cook for another 1 minute.
13. Spoon the sauce over each of the servings.
14. garnish the plate with parsley leaves before serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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