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CHICKEN AGRODOLCE - BRAISED SWEET & SOUR ITALIAN CHICKEN AND MUSHROOMS
Italian comfort food at its sweet and savory best.
Braised chicken and mushrooms at their succulent best!
RECIPE PRINTED FROM: THEGUTSYGOURMET.NET©
INGREDIENTS: Serves 4
4 large chicken breasts, boned & skinned
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cloves garlic [whole]
4 bay leaves
1 tsp. fresh ginger root, chopped
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/3 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons pinion nuts, roasted
Flour chicken breasts; set aside.
In a 12-inch nonstick chicken fryer, heat olive oil over a medium-high heat. Sautè breasts with garlic,
bay leaves, and ginger until chicken is golden brown. Being careful not to burn the garlic.
Add honey, vinegar, and wine to pan; reduce mixture by half. Add juices, salt, and pepper and reduce
again by two-thirds. Strain the reduction.
Pour the strained reduction over the chicken, add the roasted pinion nuts and simmer over a medium
heat for 20 minutes.
Per serving: 644 Calories; 34g Fat (49% calories from fat); 62g Protein; 19g Carbohydrate;
185mg Cholesterol; 219mg Sodium
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