Chicken Cherry Pilaf

Serves: 4 to 6

Prep time: 30 minutes

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From an old Persian recipe, a simple homestyle dish blending fruit and meat.

Ingredients

Preparation

Heat olive oil in heavy-bottomed pot with lid, like a Dutch oven. Braise chicken pieces until lightly browned all over, remove from pan, and add onions to pan. Cook onions until almost tender, adding cinnamon, salt and pepper to taste.

Add grain to pan, stirring to mix with onions. Add chicken back to pan, stirring again. Add water. Bring to boil, cover, and turn down to simmer. Cook until grain is almost tender. Add cherries about five minutes before grain is done.

Remove pot from stove and let sit, covered for 1 to 2 minutes to "rest." Serve this dish warm.

Notes

Suggestions for grains: Brown basmati-style rice, millet. Adjust liquid amount and cooking time for the grain you choose.

Recipe by Sound Consumer

Source: Sound Consumer July 2002

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