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Sunday, May 16, 2010

Roast Chicken with Raisin and Almond Sauce

*this recipe calls for a cous cous, raisin and almond stuffing which i have omited for paleo reasons. able to sub ground cauliflower if desired. otherwise use raisin and almonds to toss into sauce.

Rub 1 chicken with mix of OO, juice of 1/2 lemon, 1/2 tsp ground ginger, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, salt, pepper. Put breast side down in roasting dish. Pour 4-5 tbs water into dish.

Cook in 400 deg oven for 1.5 hours. Turn chicken after 50 minutes, brush with 2 tbs honey. It is done when the juices run clear.

Toss drained raisins (soaked in water for 10 minutes) with cinnamon and orange blossom water to taste. Fry 1/2 cup almonds in OO. Coarsely chop and toss with raisins. Add mixture into honey sauce at bottom of pan. Place back into oven to meld flavors. Cut chicken and pour pan sauce over to serve.


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