Chicken & Pear Casserole

This really is as a simple to prepare casserole making the most of autumn fruit to give a delicious flavour.

1 large onion, peeled and sliced
4 British chicken breasts, quarters, or 8 chicken thighs
1 tbs oil
1 small can prunes
4 small pears, cored and quartered
150ml/ ¼ pt white wine
salt & pepper to taste

Method:

1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the onion for about 3-4 minutes. Add the chicken and fry for a further 5 minutes.

2. Drain the prunes reserve the syrup and make up to 150 ml/ ¼ pt with water.  Place the prunes and pears in the pan, add the prune syrup, wine and salt and pepper.

3. At this stage either place a lid on the pan and simmer on the hotplate or place in an oven heated to Gas 5/190C for 45min or until the chicken is cooked.

4. Serve with jacket potatoes or rice and seasonal vegetables.

 

Nutritional Information provided by - Firecracker - Sparking Nutritional Energy www.firecracker-uk.co.uk/nutrition

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