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Chicken with Fruit and Almonds

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Category: Poultry, Main Dish, Nuts, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Milk
  • 1 c Coconut; grated
  • 3 md Onions; sliced
  • 2 Garlic cloves; crushed
  • 2 tb Lemon rind; grated
  • 3 tb Lemon juice
  • 2 tb Damson plum jam or preserves
  • 1 tb Ground coriander
  • 1 ts Each sugar and salt
  • 1 ts Anise seeds; crushed
  • 1 ts Ground ginger
  • 1/2 ts Ground saffron
  • 1/4 ts Chili powder
  • 1 tb Vegetable oil
  • 3 tb Butter
  • 12 Chicken breast halves*
  • 1 c Blanched whole almonds
  • Hot cooked rice


*Breasts should be 4 oz. each and be skinned, boned and cut in 1" pieces.

Combine milk and coconut in a saucepan. Bring just to a boil over medium
heat; remove from heat and let stand 30 minutes. Drain well, reserving
milk. Press coconut between paper towels to remove excess moisture; set

Combine onion and next 11 ingredient; stir well. Set aside.

Combine oil and butter in a large skillet; cook over medium heat until
butter melts. Add reserved coconut; cook until lightly browned, stirring
constantly. Remove coconut with a slotted spoon; set aside. Add chicken to
oil in skillet; cook until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add
reserved onion mixture; stir gently. Stir in reserved milk, coconut and
almonds. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or
until chicken is tender. Serve over hot cooked rice.

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