Pear Chicken
 
 
Ingredients
  • Boneless Chicken breast fillets- 6
  • Fennel powder- 2 tbsp
  • Ground black pepper- 2tsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • All purpose flour- ½ cup
  • Butter- 1 tbsp
  • Olive oil- 2 tbsp
For Sauce
  • Onion, finely chopped-1
  • Ginger chopped- 1tbsp
  • Low sodium Chicken stock- 1cup
  • Pears canned in light syrup, rinsed or fresh pears-2
Instructions
  1. Season the chicken generously with fennel powder, ground black pepper and salt.
  2. Spread the all purpose flour on a plate. Dip the chicken in the flour and coat all over the chicken with the flour. Shake off the excess flour.
  3. In a wide deep skillet, add butter and oil, place the chicken and brown on both sides until it is no longer pink inside, in medium heat.
  4. Keep aside the browned chicken.
  5. In the same skillet, add more oil if needed and add onion, saute until translucent.
  6. Add chopped ginger and cook till ginger is tender.
  7. Add the chicken stock, when it starts to boil, add the pears and cook until the sauce thickens, don't over cook the pears.
  8. Place the browned chicken in the sauce, cover with the pan lid and again cook for 2 more minutes and turn off the heat.
  9. Plate the chicken topped with pears and pour the sauce over it.
  10. Serve the chicken with couscous and baby carrots or steamed veggies of your choice.
Notes
Leftover Chicken tasted even more better with the sauce completely infused in it, so this can be made 1 day ahead.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas - Healthy Recipes, Instant pot, Videos by Thasneen at https://www.thasneen.com/cooking/pear-chicken/