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Chicken in Pearadise

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Breasts, chicken, halves,
  • -- broiler/fryer, boned,
  • -- skinned
  • 4 md Pears, ripe, cored,
  • -- divided
  • 2 tb Juice, orange
  • 2 tb Vinegar, rice wine
  • 2 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 tb Marmalade, orange
  • 2 lg Garlic, cloves, minced
  • 1 ts Ginger, minced
  • 1/4 ts Allspice
  • 2 tb Oil, olive
  • 2 md Peppers, red bell,
  • -- julienned
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper, red, crushed
  • 1 tb Juice, lemon
  • Lettuce, green leaf
  • Almonds, toasted, chopped
  • Parsley


Pear Sauce:

Peel one of the pears. In a blender or food processor, place the
pear, orange juice, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, orange marmalade,
garlic, ginger, and allspice. Process until smooth, and set aside.

Red Pepper Garnish:

Place the oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Add the red
pepper strips and cooking, stirring, for 2 minutes or until the
peppers are tender crisp. Remove the peppers from the pan; set aside
and keep warm.


To the same pan, add the chicken and sprinkle with a little salt.
Cook chicken, turning, about 6 minutes or until the chicken is golden
brown on all sides.

Add pear mixture and crushed red pepper. Cover and cook for
about 10 minutes or until the chicken is fork tender.

Uncover and cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until the sauce is
slightly thick.

Slice remaining pears and brush with lemon juice (to prevent them
from turning brown.)

Place the leaf lettuce on a warm serving platter. Arrange the
pear slices and red pepper strips around the edges of the platter.
Place the chicken breasts in the center of the platter, top with pear

Garnish with almonds and parsley.

Cook: Nancy A. Labrie, Rye, New Hampshire

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