Ww 6 Points - Pollo Borracho (Drunken Chicken)

Recipe by mariposa13
READY IN: 48mins




  • In small saucepan, combine raisins and sherry; cook over low heat just until comes to a simmer. Remove from heat, let stand 10 minute.
  • On paper plate or wax paper, combine flour, salt, and pepper. Coat skinned side of each chicken breast with flour mixture. Set chicken aside.
  • In medium non-stick skillet, heat oil; add chicken flour-side down. Cook over med-high heat 5 min until golden brown. Turn chicken over, cook 3 min longer. Remove chicken from skillet, set aside.
  • In same skillet, cook onions over med heat, stirring frequently, 8-10 min until lightly browned. Add almonds and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, 3 min until almonds are golden brown.
  • Add broth, olives, thyme, and reserved raisin mixture, increase heat to high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid is reduced in volume by about a third, about 10-15 minute.
  • In small bowl, with wire whisk, combine vinegar, tequila, cornstarch and sugar. Add broth to mixture. Bring liquid to a boil, reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened. Add reserved chicken; simmer, basting chicken frequently with sauce, 5-10 min, until chicken is cooked through.
  • Chicken thighs = 6 points per serving (1 thigh + 1/2 cup sauce).
  • Chicken breasts = 5 points per serving (1 breast + 1/2 cup sauce).