Recipes BC Pear Glazed Chicken with Apple Slaw

BC Pear Glazed Chicken with Apple Slaw

BC Tree Fruits are on display in this recipe featuring a soy-pear glaze and apple slaw. Fall can still taste fresh!
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 513kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 lb chicken thighs and drumsticks
  • Salt and pepper

Pear Glaze

  • 1/4 cup pear preserves
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp grated ginger

Apple Fennel Slaw

  • 2 fennel bulbs thinly sliced
  • 2 celery ribs sliced diagonally
  • 2 honey crisp apples halved, cored, and sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 375°F.
  • In a small sauce pot whisk together all ingredients for the pear glaze. Reduce sauce over medium high heat until it thickens, about 5 minutes.
  • Pat chicken dry with paper towel and season chicken with salt and pepper. Place on baking sheet and brush with some of pear glaze. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes brushing chicken with glaze every ten minutes until chicken is cooked through and the glaze is caramelized.
  • While the chicken is roasting, mix fennel, celery, in a bowl with salt and massage gently with your hands. Let sit for five minutes until fennel softens and leaches its juices. Add apples, olive oil, lemon juice and pepper. Mix well.
  • To serve place a pile of slaw in the middle of plate, top with chicken and drizzle with leftover glaze. Pair with a glass of Oak Bay Pinot Noir.

Nutrition

Calories: 513kcal