Monday, October 12, 2009

Chicken with Cranberry Compote

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup dried cranberries
1 cup boiling water
2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup red onion, diced
1/2 cup tart apple, chopped
1/4 cup cranberry juice
3 Tablespoons apple juice
1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/8 teaspoon allspice.

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients, soak for 15 minutes, drain and then cook.
  2. Soak the cranberries in the boiling water for 15 minutes.
  3. In skillet over medium heat, melt butter.
  4. Add celery and onion to butter and saute.
  5. Add apple and cranberries and stir.
  6. Add juices and vinegar and cook until the liquid is reduced by half.
  7. Add coriander and ground allspice. This makes the compost.
  8. After chicken is cooked, serve it topped with the compote.

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