Chicken with Onions and Dates

Chicken with Onions and Dates

Chicken with Onions and Dates

April 28, 2018
: 8
: medium

Light and savory chicken recipes. Dates increase the chicken flavor while serving as a savory addition to the dish. Serve with sauteed mushrooms and a rice pilaf, this is the dish for any formal dining experience.


  • 1. 3 large onions, halved and sliced
  • 2. 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3. 1 pound Medjool dates, pitted and coarsely chopped
  • 4. 1 cup honey
  • 5. 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6. 2 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 7. 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8. 5 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 9. 4 teaspoon paprika
  • Step 1 In a large skillet, saute onions in butter until tender. Add the dates. honey. lemon juice, garlic, and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until mixture is thick, stirring occasionally.
  • Step 2 Place chicken in two greased 13×9-inch baking dishes. Spoon onion mixture over chicken. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 180 degrees. Serve with pan juices.

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