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Chicken in Lemon Sauce
Chicken in Lemon Sauce (Mediterranean Cuisine p68)
1 Kg Chicken Drumsticks
2 Onions (chopped)
1-2 tbs Oil (or salted pork fat)
1 Cup Blanched Almonds
2 Cups of Chicken Stock
1 tsp Ground Ginger
tsp of Pure Saffron (infused in cup hot stock)
Juice 1-1 Lemons
Lightly Fry onion until soft in shallow pan (do not allow to colour)
Add chicken and seal on all sides without colouring
Place Almonds and hot stock in a food processor for about 2 minutes
Using a coarse sieve strain this almond milk over the chicken (should be a consistency of thin cream)
Add ground ginger and saffron steeped in stock, together with a good grinding of pepper
Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
Remove the lid and increase the heat to boil the sauce down to a thick creamy consistency.
Add the juice of 1 lemon - more to taste.