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Peach-Spiced Chicken Recipe

Use your Eckhardt Orchard peaches and create this delicious dinner, which was featured on PBS's America's Heartland.

Ingredients: Cooking oil (to depth of 1/2-inch in large skillet) 1/2 cup flour mixed with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper 6 fryer chicken legs and thighs or breasts and thighs 1 cup orange juice 1-1/2 cups sliced peaches (fresh, canned or frozen) 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 2 Tablespoons vinegar 1 teaspoon nutmeg or mace 1 teaspoon sweet basil 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Put oil in fry pan. While it is heating, dredge chicken in seasoned flour. Brown chicken.

  2. While it is browning, combine orange juice and peaches with brown sugar, vinegar, mace or nutmeg, sweet basil, and minced garlic. Simmer 10 minutes.

  3. Remove chicken when it is browned and pour off oil, retaining the browned bits in skillet. Replace chicken and pour fruit sauce over top. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes.

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