Braised Apple Chicken

Braised Apple Chicken
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 90
  • Servings: 4-6

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About this Recipe

A wonderful addition to any Fall recipe collection. Slow braised fall off the bone chicken in a tasty white wine sauce serve with caramelized apples.


2 Packages Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Chicken Drumsticks
Salt and pepper
2 tbsp (30 mL) Flour
2 tbsp (30 mL) Vegetable oil
1 Onion, diced
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp (15 mL) Chopped fresh thyme
1 tbsp (15 mL) Chopped fresh rosemary
1 cup (250 mL) White wine
3 cups (750 mL) Chicken stock
¼ cup (60 mL) Butter
¼ cup (60 mL) Brown sugar
3 Baking apples, cored and cut into wedges


SEASON chicken with salt and pepper. Dredge in flour, shaking off any excess.

HEAT oil in a large skillet or Dutch oven over medium high. Add chicken and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until golden and crispy. Remove chicken from pan.

ADD onions to pan and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until soften. Add garlic, thyme and rosemary. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes. Add wine and reduce by half. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil.

PLACE chicken back in pan. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until tender and chicken has reach an internal temperature of 185°F (85°C).

HEAT butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add brown sugar and cook until the sugar has dissolved. Add apples and increase heat to medium-high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until apples are soft when pierced with a knife, about 10-15 minutes.


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