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    Italian Sweet and Sour Chicken

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 5 mins

    10 mins

    55 mins

    Kitzy's Note:

    This is slightly unusual, but don't be put off by the chocolate! Try serving it on polenta.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a non-stick frying pan gently fry the onion, bacon and garlic for 5 minutes. Add the sugar and the chicken and fry gently for another 5 minutes, turning frequently.
    2. 2
      Add the bay leaves, vinegar and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat, cover and leave to simmer gently for about 35 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
    3. 3
      Remove the chicken pieces and keep warm.
    4. 4
      Stir the sultanas, chocolate and pine nuts into the sauce and cook for another 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Arrange the chicken on serving plates and spoon the sauce over.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 29, 2008

      35

      I kept true to the recipe as much as possible with the ingredients on hand. the only changes I had to make was to omit the sultans and use sliced almonds in lieu of the pine nuts. This is a very unique recipe that is easy to prepare. That said, I think we'll keep chocolate to desserts. We have had sweet chicken before, even with vanilla that is quite delicious, but we won't be mixing chocolate with poultry again. Sorry Kitzy, this one just didn't work out for us.

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    Nutritional Facts for Italian Sweet and Sour Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (318 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 525.6
     
    Calories from Fat 294
    55%
    Total Fat 32.6 g
    50%
    Saturated Fat 9.3 g
    46%
    Cholesterol 134.2 mg
    44%
    Sodium 526.2 mg
    21%
    Total Carbohydrate 22.2 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 3.1 g
    12%
    Sugars 11.7 g
    47%
    Protein 38.5 g
    77%

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