Chicken Mains RECIPES

Lemon Prune Chicken

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Serves: 6


  • Olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 sausage links, sliced
  • 1 cup mushroom, cut in half
  • 1 whole chicken (4-5 lb)
  • Salt and paprika
  • 1 cup prunes
  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 4-5 sprigs rosemary
  • Zest and juice of 2 lemons



Preheat oven to 375


Coat the bottom of a cast iron pan with olive oil. Sauté onions with garlic until translucent. Add sausage and sauté until browned. Add mushrooms and sauté for another few minutes until softened. Remove from pan.


Season chicken with paprika, salt and olive oil. Massage into chicken.


Add a little more olive oil to the pan and sear chicken on both sides, creating a golden crust. Season chicken again with salt and paprika.


Add back in the sausage and onions, prunes, rice and vegetable stock. Mix well (making sure all the rice us submerged in liquid) and add lemon zest, juice, and rosemary. Bring to a boil for 2 minutes the cover tightly and place in the oven for 1-1.5 hours. Once cooked, remove rosemary stems and slice the chicken. Serve with rice. Enjoy!

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