Braised chicken and apples


Ingredients 16
Servings 4
Time

Ingredients

  • 2
    ml
    aniseed
  • 5
    ml
    cumin
  • 5
    ml
    ground coriander
  • 5
    ml
    turmeric
  • 10
    ml
    salt
  • 15
    ml
    finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 8
    chicken drumsticks or thighs
  • 4
    medium potatoes
  • 3
    Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples
  • 2
    onions
  • 8
    carrots
  • 6
    bay leaves
  • 2
    cinnamon sticks, separated into chards
  • 5
    ml
    mild cider vinegar (optional)
  • 500
    ml
    freshly squeezed and strained orange juice
  • 15
    ml
    sunflower oil
 

Method

 
1. Blend spices, salt and ginger in a bowl. Pull back skin of drumsticks or thighs, pat flesh with spice mixture and pull skin back up again. 2. Layer potatoes (peeled and quartered) in casserole dish and place chicken on top. Layer apples (peeled, cored and cut into eighths), onions (peeled and quartered) and carrots (peeled and sliced diagonally) on top. 3. Sprinkle leftover spice mixture on top and tuck bay leaves and cinnamon chards in between vegetables. Sprinkle with vinegar (if using). Pour orange juice and oil over. 4. Cover casserole dish tightly with the lid or foil and bake at 160 ºC for 1 1/2 hours. Remove lid or foil and bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
 

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