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Curry Raisin Chicken:

Curry Raisin Chicken:

            I developed this recipe from an old one that my mom always used as a staple. The contrasts of the sweet and the spice are delicious and it is a quick recipe to put together and pop in the oven.

3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, butterflied
½ stick butter
2 tbsp. olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp. Dijon vinegar
½ c. brandy
½ c. white wine
½ c. brown sugar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. cumin
1 tbsp. curry powder
1 tsp. saracha
1 c. raisins

            Prepare the chicken and place it in a medium sized baking dish. In a small saucepan on medium heat, melt the butter. Add the garlic and the olive oil and allow and simmer for a couple of minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients to the saucepan and stir occasionally, until the mixture again comes to a gentle simmer. Let it bubble for about five minutes, then remove it from the heat and pour it over the chicken breasts. Place the chicken in the oven and cook at 350 degrees, for an hour and thirty minutes.

            This chicken would go perfectly with a baked sweet potato, yellow rice, or lentils. Today I topped it with sweet red bell pepper, but scallions are wonderful as well. Enjoy!

           All three Little Lunis gave this dish a 10 out of 10. I also had a very happy hubby.


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