Maple-Glazed Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Photograph by Antonis Achilleos
Yields 4 servings

Ingredients:
2 pounds skin-on, bone-in chicken breasts, cut into large chunks
Kosher salt
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 apples (1 red, 1 green), cored and cut into wedges
8 medium shallots, quartered lengthwise
1/4 cup fresh sage, torn
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
Directions:

  • Pat the chicken dry and season all over with salt. Heat a large heavy skillet over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add the chicken skin-side down and cook, undisturbed, until the skin is browned and crisp, about 5 minutes.
  • Turn the chicken and add the apples, shallots and sage to the skillet.
  • Reduce the heat to medium high and cook until the chicken is browned on the bottom, 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the chicken to a plate and continue to cook the apples and shallots, stirring, until golden, about 2 more minutes.
  • Meanwhile, make the glaze: Mix the chicken broth, maple syrup, vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Add the mixture to the skillet with the apples and shallots and boil until reduced by about three-quarters, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Return the chicken to the skillet, turning to coat, until cooked through, about 2 more minutes.
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