Festive chicken


Ingredients 15
Servings 6
Time

Ingredients

  • 15
    ml
    oil
  • 4
    rashers rindless bacon, chopped
  • 45
    ml
    butter or margarine
  • 12
    pickling onions, peeled
  • 1
    large chicken, cut into portions
  • 15
    ml
    grated fresh ginger
  • 2
    cloves garlic, crushed
  • 10
    ml
    grated orange rind
  • 5
    ml
    ground cumin
  • 5
    ml
    ground coriander
  • 250
    ml
    fresh orange juice
  • 250
    ml
    white wine
  • 250
    g
    baby carrots, peeled
  • 250
    g
    young green beans, trimmed, but left whole
  • salt and pepper to taste
 

Method

 
Heat 5 ml (1 tsp) oil in a frying pan or saucepan, add bacon and fry until crisp. Remove and set aside. Add remaining oil and half the butter to pan. Cook onions until golden brown, then remove and set aside. Add chicken pieces to pan and brown over medium heat. Remove and keep warm. Add remaining butter to pan, then stir in ginger, garlic, orange rind, cumin and coriander. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add orange juice and wine, and simmer for 1 minute. Return chicken pieces to pan, cover and simmer gently for 30 minutes. Add carrots and green beans. Simmer for 15 minutes. Return onions and bacon to pan and simmer for a further 15 minutes. Serve on couscous or rice. If desired, garnish with coriander and orange rind.
 

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