Chicken With Figs in Red Wine

  • This is a different, but super tasty way to present chicken.


  • Thigh Cutlets, skin removed
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1  1/2 tsp. Coriander
  • pinch of Cayenne
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1  1/2 tsp. Cumin
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 cups red wine
  • 1 tsp. chicken stock powder
  • 6 fresh figs
  • 2 tsp. lemon rind
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • chopped Parsley for garnish

Place flour, coriander, cayenne and cumin in a bag and add chicken pieces, one at a time, shaking to ensure totally covered.

Heat oil in large fry pan and cook until brown. Drain.  Add onion and garlic. Cover pan and cook for 10 minutes.

Add 2 Bay leaves

Mix the wine, chicken stock powder and pour over the chicken. Transfer to 350 degree oven and bake for 1  1/4 hours. Remove from oven and take out the bay leaves. Remove chicken and set aside.

Mix together 2 tsp. lemon rind, 1 tsp. lemon juice, 2 tsp. cornstarch, figs (stems removed)  and add to the pan. Cook until thick. Pour over chicken and sprinkle a small amount of chopped parsley on top.

Again, this can be for royalty  We believe that special company, friends and family are all treated the same and, in your mind, remember that royalty is coming for dinner. That way, you don’t become complacent with your fare.


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