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Sweet 'n' Savory Peach Chicken Recipe

Sweet 'n' Savory Peach Chicken Recipe

This recipe features the sweet flavor of peaches and the savory flavor of roast chicken. The flavors blend perfectly to create a wonderful main dish.—Regena Hofer, Meadows, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 3 medium peaches, peeled and sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  • 2. In a large skillet, fry chicken in oil until browned on all sides. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the orange juice, vinegar, honey and parsley; pour over chicken. Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes.
  • 4. Uncover; add peaches. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear and peaches are heated through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 603 calories, 32 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 153 mg cholesterol, 723 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 50 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.