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Braised Chicken with Red Dates & Bacon

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 (3-lb) chicken
  • 1 Leek stalk
  • 1/2 lb Bacon
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 2 tb Sherry
  • 3/4 c Chinese red dates


1. Wipe chicken with a damp cloth; and chop, bones and all, in 2-inch
sections. Cut leek in 1/2-inch sections.

2. Slice bacon thick; then cut in 1-inch strips. Place in a cold pan and
brown lightly over medium heat. Drain on paper toweling.

3. Reheat bacon fat. Add leek; stir-fry a few times. Add chicken and brown

4. Return bacon. Add soy sauce, sherry and red dates. Reduce heat and
simmer, covered, stirring occasionally until tender (about 30 minutes).
VARIATION: Disjoint chicken, instead of chopping it in sections. Simmer
45 minutes in step 4.

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