QUICK EASY ORANGE MUSCAT CHICKEN
- 8 Boned Chicken Thighs (or Breasts)
- 1/4 cup Eagle Eye Muscat Canelli
- 1 tsp Red Curry
- 1/2 tsp Smokey Paprika
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- 1 tsp Fresh Parsley
- Fresh Orange juice of 1
- Orange Zest zest of 1
- 1 tsp Grape Seed or Canola Oil
- 1 tsp Butter
Mix curry, paprika, salt and pepper together. And rub on chicken thighs.
Place a skillet on medium-high heat and add oil.
Sauté chicken to internal temperature of 150 degrees or approximately 8 minutes on each side.
Wrap chicken in foil and set aside.*
Remove the zest from the orange and set aside.
Squeeze juice of the orange into the Muscat and pour mixture into the pan in which the
chicken was cooked. This is called deglazing the pan.
Reduce liquid by ½ on medium-high heat.
Add butter, parsley and zest to liquid.
Taste and adjust seasonings to your taste. If you like spicy, hot foods try adding a pinch of
Place chicken in the pan to warm up with the sauce and serve.
Pour this dish over rice, pasta, polenta or mashed potatoes.
Serve with Eagle Eye Muscat Canelli.
*Hint: Pull chicken off the heat when it is slightly pink on the inside. It will finish cooking
in the foil. This dish is best when chicken is moist and juicy.