Braised Chicken with Figs and Lemon 


Preparation
20 MIN
Cooking
1 H
Servings
6

Braised Chicken with Figs and Lemon 



Ingredients

  • Flour 

  • 1 skinless chicken, cut into pieces, or 6 to 8 skinless chicken pieces (thighs, breast, legs)
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) olive oil
  • 3 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • Grated zest of 2 lemons and the juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 cups (750 ml) chicken broth
  • A pinch of ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) dried thyme
  • 8 dried figs, halved 

  • Salt and pepper 




Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F).
  2. Dust the chicken pieces with flour.
  3. In a saucepan, brown the chicken in half the oil. Remove the chicken, discard the drippings and brown the onions and garlic in the remaining oil.
  4. Return the chicken to the saucepan with the remaining ingredients. Bring to boil and bake for about 1 hour.
  5. Adjust the seasoning. Serve with rice. 



Note

This braised chicken can be frozen.