Fruited Chicken Thighs

Fruited Chicken Thighs
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Fruited Chicken Thighs

Servings 4

Total Time: 90 minutes

Cook Time: 90 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 559

carbohydrate 24g

protein 27g

fat 41g


  • 6 piece(s) chicken thighs, (6 oz) skin on
  • 6 tablespoon(s) olive oil divided
  • 1 medium onion(s) diced
  • 1 medium celery stalk(s) diced
  • 1 medium garlic clove(s) minced
  • 2 medium apple(s) cored and diced
  • 1/4 cup(s) raisins, golden
  • 1/4 cup(s) walnuts chopped
  • 1 large egg(s) beaten
  • 1 teaspoon(s) tarragon, dried


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Wash and chop onion, celery, garlic and apples.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. When pan is hot, add onion, celery, and garlic. Sauté about 3 minutes, until onion and celery are tender.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. Add apple, raisins, walnuts, and eggs. Mix well.
  7. Prepare chicken thighs by pulling the skin away from the meat without removing it.
  8. Stuff apple mixture between the skin and meat.
  9. Arrange chicken pieces in a foil-lined baking dish with skin facing up.
  10. In a small bowl, combine the remaining 4 teaspoons olive oil with tarragon. Brush over chicken thighs.
  11. Bake, uncovered, basting every 15 minutes, for 1 hour or until chicken is fully cooked.

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