Chicken With Fennel and Apples

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Whole Foods.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper, and brown on skin side only in a hot, large, deep saucepan. Remove and set aside. Sweat off onion, garlic and fennel in the same pan.
  2. Add white wine and bring to a boil. Add apple juice and return to a boil. Stir in apples, thyme, bay leaves and saffron.
  3. Return chicken to the pan. Simmer, cover and cook until chicken is done — approximately 20 minutes — or alternately bake, covered, in a 350°F oven until chicken is done. Season to taste. Serve over rice.


Most Helpful

This is a lovely recipe. The flavorings of the fennel, apple, thyme, and saffron come together very nicely. I may add two large pinches of the saffron on the next go for a richer color. I will make this again.

Monica B. April 24, 2014

I replaced chicken broth for the apple juice so it made it more savory, but it was absolutely delicious! Served with couscous.

PortlandChick October 01, 2010

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