Broiled Chicken With Fig Sauce

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by chia2160

this makes a lovely sauce for roast duck or turkey too.

Top Review by BurgundyS

Delicious! I made this for our Passover seder this year and it looked, smelled and tasted awesome. My husband isn't even a fan of chicken and he ate it right up. Company was suitably impressed. :-) Thank you for a lovely, delicious and fairly simple recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place broiler rack 4 to 6 inches from heat source, and turn broiler on.
  2. Sprinkle chicken on both sides with salt and pepper, and place skin-side down in a pan.
  3. Place honey in a 4- to 6-cup saucepan with one tablespoon water, and put on high heat.
  4. Let honey boil for a minute or so, then carefully add wine, cayenne, figs, coriander, orange zest and orange juice.
  5. Mixture should cook steadily; do not let it boil over.
  6. Broil chicken until it begins to brown on skinless side.
  7. Turn it over, then broil until it browns nicely and is cooked all the way through.
  8. Total broiling time will be about 25 minutes.
  9. Cook sauce until figs are very tender, about 15 minutes.
  10. Add lemon juice, then taste, and add more salt, cayenne or lemon as needed.
  11. Serve chicken with sauce spooned over it.

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