Fig and Lemon Chicken

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Asian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 12 - chicken thighs
  • 2 lemons - 1 sliced, 1 halved
  • 1/4 cup - brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup - white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup - water
  • 1.5 pounds - dried figs
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - dried parsley
  • 1 tbsp - chopped fresh parsley

How to Make Fig and Lemon Chicken

  • Preheat the chicken thighs in oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  • Extract lemon juice from half a lemon into a bowl then stir in brown sugar, vinegar and water; set aside.
  • Place figs and sliced lemon segments in the bottom of an 11x16 inch baking/roasting dish
  • Arrange chicken thighs on top, then pour vinegar mixture over chicken.
  • Finally, sprinkle with salt and dried parsley to taste.
  • Bake/roast at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 50 minutes, basting frequently (turn figs if they begin to brown).
  • With a slotted spoon, remove chicken, figs and lemon slices from baking dish and place on a warm platter. Skim fat from cooking juices, then pour over chicken as sauce. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve