Chicken in an apple and ginger sauce

Recipe from: 5/20/2004 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 11
Servings 4
Time

Ingredients

  • 8
    chicken thighs or drumsticks
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 40
    g
    butter
  • 2
    Golden Delicious or Royal Gala apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 60
    ml
    calvados or brandy
  • 20
    ml
    grated fresh ginger
  • 250
    ml
    chicken stock
  • 60
    ml
    apple juice
  • 60
    ml
    cream
  • 20
    ml
    chopped fresh sage
  • 10
    ml
    each, cornflour and water, blended (optional)
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 180 °C and then season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper.
Heat the butter in a large, deep frying pan and fry the chicken until half-done and browned all over.
Arrange the apples in the pan, add the calvados or brandy and bring to the boil.
Transfer the contents of the pan to a greased ovenproof dish.
Mix the ginger, stock, apple juice, cream and sage, add to the chicken and bake for 45 minutes.
If necessary, thicken the sauce with cornflour and water paste.
Serve with rice and a green salad.
 

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