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African Apricot Chicken On Skewers

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 lbs 1362g / 48ozBoneless chicken breasts - cut into 4 inch chunks
2   Garlic cloves - minced
  Salt and pepper to taste
4   Onions - finely chopped (medium)
2 tablespoons 30mlOil
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlCoriander
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlHot curry powder
1 tablespoon 15mlBrown sugar
1/2 cup 118mlFresh lemon juice
4 tablespoons 60mlApricot jam
2 tablespoons 30mlFlour
30   Dried apricot halves
1   Onion - cut into 2 inch
2   Bay leaves

Recipe Instructions

In a large bowl, combine chicken pieces, garlic, salt and pepper; set aside.  In a medium frying pan, fry onions in oil until golden.  Stir in coriander, cumin and curry powder.  Stir to coat onions, then add brown sugar, lemon juice and jam.

Add 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Remove from heat. When cool, pour over chicken.  Add bay leaves and refrigerate overnight.  The next day, thread meat with onions and apricots on skewers.

Grill over coals or broil in oven (7 minutes on each side).  While meat grills, remove bay leaves from marinade and transfer it to a heavy pot.  Bring to a boil. Serve over rice.

San Francisco Examiner, 6/2/93.


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