Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken with Cardamom

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    6 hours 10 minutes

    A yummy chicken dish bursting with flavour, made easy in the slow cooker. Serve with white rice and a side of steamed Chinese greens or a green salad.


    Western Australia, Australia
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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 500g chicken tender loin or breast fillet sliced
    • 1 small white onion diced
    • 2 tablespoons white or demarara sugar
    • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
    • 1/2 cup white wine
    • 825g tinned apricot halves in juice
    • 1 bud star anise
    • 1 tablespoon gluten free corn flour (optional)

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:6hours  ›  Ready in:6hours10min 

    1. Place white wine, diced onion, sugar, star anise and cardamom into a small saucepan and stir over heat until sugar is dissolved.
    2. Pour mixture into slow cooker and add chicken and apricot halves. Pour in all but 125ml of the juice and mix. Reserve the extra juice for thickening later, if required.
    3. Cook on high for 4 to 6 hours. If liked, sauce can be thickened with a tablespoon of cornflour mixed with held over juice; add to the slow cooker at the end of cooking and cook a further 5 minutes, till thickened.

    Substitution

    Fresh apricots can be used but you will need a 425g tin of apricot nectar for moisture

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    Hope you like it.... I polished off the photo dish immediately after taking the pic  -  15 May 2011

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