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Spiced Chicken with Peaches

User Rating 5 Star Rating (1 Review)


This chicken skillet recipe makes a nice meal for any night of the week. Use canned or frozen chicken in this recipe.


  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced peaches, canned or frozen
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon leaf basil, crumbled
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 6 chicken legs with thighs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • dash pepper
  • 4 to 6 tablespoons vegetable oil


In a saucepan, combine orange juice, peaches, brown sugar, vinegar, nutmeg, basil, and garlic. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes. In a bowl or food storage bag, combine flour, salt, and pepper. Dredge chicken pieces with flour mixture.

Brown chicken pieces in skillet in hot oil. Remove chicken and pour off all but 2 tablespoons of the drippings. Put chicken pieces back in the skillet and add the hot fruit mixture. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, or until chicken is tender and juices run clear.
Serves 4 to 6.

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 5 out of 5
Just the right amount of sweetness, Member slinksatsuma

With the combination of the spices, sweetness, and chicken, everything made for an excellent combination.

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