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Lemon Chicken with Dried Figs
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Lemon Chicken with Dried Figs Recipe

Author: Keeper of the Home


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • Reduce to medium heat and saute until onions are soft
  • 1 cup slivered dried figs or dates
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice
  • 4 chicken breasts


  • Heat 2 tsp olive oil (med-high heat)
  • Add 4 chicken breasts, saute until brown, about 5 min. each side
  • Remove chicken and place in baking dish
  • Add olive oil, chopped onions, minced garlic
  • Reduce to med. heat and saute until onions are soft
  • Add figs or dates, chicken broth, cilantro, and lemon juice
  • Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until figs are quite soft (about 15 minutes). Season with salt and pepper. Spoon fig sauce over chicken; cover baking dish and bake about 15 min at 350 F. Serve sprinkled with 3 Tbsp chopped cilantro.