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Curried Chicken With Pears

Curried Chicken With Pears
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  1. In a large, heavy skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken. Cook 5 minutes per side or until browned. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Add the pears and cook, stirring, for about 2 minutes. Remove from the skillet.
  3. Add the onion and remaining tablespoon of oil to the skillet and cook until soft, stirring occasionally, about 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in the curry powder and flour. Add the broth and ketchup and bring to a boil.
  5. Return the chicken and pears to the pan and coat with the sauce.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until the chicken is cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes. Divide among plates.
By April, 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 354Calories From Fat 129
  • Fat 15g
  • Sat Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 94mg
  • Sodium 512mg
  • Protein 36g
  • Carbohydrate 19g
  • Sugar 10g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 45mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Make it a meal: Serve the chicken and pears with couscous tossed with chopped almonds and sliced scallions.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.