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Fast & Easy Dinner: Chicken With Pear and Leek Sauce

Fast & Easy Dinner: Chicken With Pear and Leek Sauce

Wow your family midweek with this delicious chicken dinner. Flavorful chicken thighs are topped off with a scrumptious leek and pear pan-sauce. Currant jelly is the secret ingredient that gives the quick sauce a smooth texture and rich taste.

If you dislike chicken thighs, feel free to use chicken tenders or breasts, but note that the cooking time will differ. To check out this tasty recipe that highlights some of Fall's fabulous bounty,

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bankomeister bankomeister 8 years
I have made this twice now and love it. The sauce is light and refreshing and the whole thing is so easy to make that I will be making it many times over. Leeks are really similar to onions so if you don't mind onions, you won't mind leeks. It adds a delicate flavor to the sauce. The first time I made it, I took the advice of the magazine and used boneless skinless chicken thighs, but it took too much effort and time to trim off all the fat, so the second time I went back to my old standby of boneless skinless chicken breasts and it was just as good but took less prep time.
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 8 years
Any recipe that begins "first you take a leek" can't be bad.
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 8 years
It looks good. I just can't mix fruit with meat.
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 8 years
"Ew" was my first reaction too. 'Leak' sauce creates visuals...:SICK:
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 8 years
"Ew" was my first reaction too. 'Leak' sauce creates visuals... :SICK:
stevelove stevelove 8 years
Ewwww... "leak" sauce?Otherwise, sounds really good. :)
stevelove stevelove 8 years
Ewwww... "leak" sauce? Otherwise, sounds really good. :)
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