Wood Family Farm


Ginger Chicken with Pears
March 23, 2011, 3:41 am
Filed under: 2011, March

We have been enjoying Oregon pears this past few weeks. Pears are one of our local fruits that stores well during the winter months. Here is a recipe using pears. Delightful.

Ginger Chicken with Pears

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Baking time: 1-1 ½ hours

1 Chicken, cut up into parts

4 large pears, peeled and sliced

(May substitute 1 quart canned pears.)

1 Tablespoon minced gingerroot

½ cup chopped onion

½ cup white wine

1 teaspoon ground ginger

Salt and pepper

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper.
  3. Rub ginger salt combination on to all surfaces of chicken. Set chicken aside.
  4. Place pears, chopped onions and minced gingerroot in bottom of 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  5. Season pears and onions with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoonpepper.
  6. Place chicken on top of pears.
  7. Cover and bake until breast meat is approximately 180 degrees.
  8. Remove chicken and pears from oven.
  9. Place chicken on cookie sheet and broil for 5-10 minutes to brown.
  10. Serve pears as side dish.

Serves 4-6

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