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Chicken in Marsala Wine with Orange and Shallots

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  Plain flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Ground cardamom 2 Teaspoon (1 Heaped Teaspoon)
  Ground coriander 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken pieces 8 (Either Jointed Chicken Or Breasts Cut In Half)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Bacon rashers 3
  Shallots 16 , peeled and left whole
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), peeled and left whole
  Marsala 300 Milliliter
  Freshly squeezed orange juice 300 Milliliter
  Sherry vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Creme fraiche 1 Tablespoon

1) Use salt, pepper, cardamom and coriander to season the flour. Mix well.
2) With the seasoned flour, coat each piece of chicken and set aside.
3) Heat the olive oil in a shallow ovenproof casserole.
4) Cook the bacon, chicken, shallots and garlic in the oil till all are caramelized and are of a nutty brown color.
5) Add the Marsala, orange juice, sherry, vinegar and cinnamon.
6) Stir the mixture and gently simmer on top of a hotplate for about 40 minutes, till the juices from the chicken run clear.

7) Add the crème fraiche to the hot preparation, stir well, transfer to a decorative serving platter and serve with a green salad and brown rice. Best when served as a main course dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 696 Calories from Fat 182

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.4%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 210 mg70%

Sodium 824.4 mg34.4%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 71 g142.4%

Vitamin A 27.6% Vitamin C 48.7%

Calcium 10.9% Iron 26.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken In Marsala Wine With Orange And Shallots Recipe