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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Curried Pear Chicken (Eating Well)

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 400 g Skinless boneless chicken
  • -breasts; (one 3-1/4-oz
  • -fillet per serving)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 ts Cooking oil
  • 1 1/2 ts Cooking oil; or spray
  • 2 Pears; cored and peeled and
  • -thickly sliced
  • 1/4 c Shallots; finely chopped
  • 1 ts Curry powder
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 1/2 c Low-salt chicken broth;
  • -defatted
  • 2 tb Unsweetened coconut milk;
  • -(light)
  • 1 tb Chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tb Chopped fresh mint
  • Salt and pepper


[1] SAUTE CHICKEN: Season boneless, skinless chicken breasts on both sides
with salt and pepper. In a large heavy skillet, heat 1-1/2 tsp. olive or
canola oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and sear until well browned,
about 3 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a plate (not paper) and tent
with foil.

[2] FLAVOR: Reduce heat to medium and add second measure of oil to skillet.
Add the aromatics in order listed. Cook stirring until softened, 2 to 3

[3] MAKE SAUCE: Add the liquids in order listed. Bring to a simmer. Cook
until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.

[4] ASSEMBLE & SERVE: Return chicken and juices to skillet; reduce heat to
low. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 4 minutes. Transfer
chicken to a warmed platter. Stirring, add coconut milk, cilantro and mint
to the sauce. Season with salt and pepper and spoon over the chicken.

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