Each Thursday at Nourish, our dinner menu is created based on what’s in Nash’s Organic Produce farm share box that week. Come and dine with us and gather ideas and inspiration for how you can best use the produce you will receive each Friday from Nash’s…or just come and enjoy a fresh, vibrant dinner. Recipes are always shared.
Following is a recipe we’ve prepared to highlight Nash’s farm share box distributed on October 25th.
Chicken Curry with Asian Pears
Recipe from The New Basics cookbook by Julie Rosso and Sheila Lukins
1 chicken, rinsed dried and quartered
Salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon butter
2 Asian pears, cored peeled and sliced
8 oz mushrooms
2 tablespoon curry powder
2 tablespoon flour
1 cup chicken stock
1 tablespoon mango chutney
1/4 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoon chopped parsley
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
Heat olive oil in a skillet and brown chicken. Add onion, cover and cook for 30 minutes until chicken juices run clear.
In a second skillet, melt the butter and sauté the Asian pears. Remove pears and add mushrooms, sauté for 15 minutes.
Remove chicken from first skillet and set aside. Add curry powder and cook for 10 minutes. Stir in flour and cook for 3 minutes more.
Add stock and cream and cook, stirring continuously for 2 minutes until the sauce has thickened. Return the chicken to the skillet and add the pears and mushrooms. Heat all the way through and garnish with parsley.
Serve with mango chutney, grated coconut, dried currants.