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Chicken with Balsamic Vinegar Sauce and Slivered Almonds

Chicken with Balsamic Vinegar Sauce and Slivered Almonds

The almonds are nice and fragrant. Enjoy this chicken dish with wine.

Ingredients: 2 servings

◇ Chicken thigh
250 g
― Salt and black pepper
a dash of each
― Sake
1 tablespoon
― Olive oil
1/2 tablespoon
◇ Sliced almonds
15 g
★ Balsamic vinegar
50 ml
★ Honey
1 tablespoon
★ Soy sauce
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Chop the chicken thigh into large bite-sized pieces. Season with salt, pepper, and sake, and let sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
2. Whisk together the ★ ingredients.
3. Dry roast the slivered almonds in a frying pan over medium heat until lightly browned and crisp. Remove from the pan.
4. In the same frying pan, heat olive oil, then starting with the skin side down, fry both sides of the chicken thigh until heated through.
5. Turn off the heat, add the ★ ingredients, then stir to blend the ingredients and simmer until the sauce thickens.
6. Turn off the heat, add the dry roasted slivered almonds, then coat evenly.
7. They're done!

Story Behind this Recipe

I had some leftover almonds from making sweets, so I added them to this chicken dish.