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Braised Fennel Chicken
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11 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 1HR 35MINS

Braised Fennel Chicken

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Braised Fennel Chicken is an aromatic and warming dish that is inviting and succulent. Chicken braised with cream, fennel, wine and stock until just starting to fall off the bone is why this dish begs to be made.
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Hello, I'm Nicole! I aim to help you elevate your everyday meals with recipes that make the most of your casual family breakfasts, weeknight dinners and entertaining occasions.
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Braised Fennel Chicken is an aromatic and warming dish that is inviting and succulent. Chicken braised with cream, fennel, wine and stock until just starting to fall off the bone is why this dish begs to be made.
1HR 35MINS
Total Time
$0.86
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Canola Oil
2 Tbsp
Canola Oil
for frying
Fennel Bulb
1 bulb
Fennel Bulb, cored, sliced
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
White Wine
1/2 cup
White Wine
Dijon Mustard
1 tsp
Dijon Mustard
Chicken Stock
1 cup
Chicken Stock
Heavy Cream
1/2 cup
Heavy Cream
Salt
to taste
Fennel Leaves
to taste
Fennel Leaves
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
1228
Fat
118.0 g
Protein
24.1 g
Carbs
11.7 g
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step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 2
Season Bone-in, Skin-on Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks (8 pieces) with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 2 Season Bone-in, Skin-on Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks (8 pieces) with Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 3
In a large cast iron skillet, heat Canola Oil (2 Tbsp) over medium-high heat.
step 4
Once hot add chicken pieces and sear on all sides until nicely browned, approximately 12 minutes. Remove chicken and cover with foil. Remove all but 2 tablespoon of oil from skillet.
step 4 Once hot add chicken pieces and sear on all sides until nicely browned, approximately 12 minutes. Remove chicken and cover with foil. Remove all but 2 tablespoon of oil from skillet.
step 5
Add Fennel Bulb (1 bulb) and Garlic (2 cloves) and sauté 2 to 3 minutes over medium heat. Deglaze skillet by adding White Wine (1/2 cup) and scraping the bottom of the pan to loosen any browned bits.
step 5 Add Fennel Bulb (1 bulb) and Garlic (2 cloves) and sauté 2 to 3 minutes over medium heat. Deglaze skillet by adding White Wine (1/2 cup) and scraping the bottom of the pan to loosen any browned bits.
step 6
Allow to reduce for 2 minutes. Stir in Dijon Mustard (1 tsp), Chicken Stock (1 cup), and Heavy Cream (1/2 cup) and reduce for an additional 2 minutes.
step 7
Return chicken to the pan, cover and bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
step 7 Return chicken to the pan, cover and bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.
step 8
Remove chicken from sauce after baking. Over medium-high heat, reduce sauce for about 3 minutes until thickened.
step 9
Spoon sauce with the fennel over chicken. Garnish with Fennel Leaves (to taste) and serve immediately.
step 9 Spoon sauce with the fennel over chicken. Garnish with Fennel Leaves (to taste) and serve immediately.
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American
Comfort Food
Chicken
Date Night
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
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