Fig and Lemon Chicken Recipe
- 1 lemon, juiced
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup white vinegar
- ¼ cup water
- 1 ½ pounds dried figs
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 12 chicken thighs
- salt to taste
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
step 2: In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, brown sugar, vinegar and water; set aside.
step 3: Place figs and lemon slices in the bottom of an 11x16 inch baking/roasting dish. Arrange chicken thighs on top, then pour vinegar mixture over chicken. Finally, sprinkle with salt and dried parsley to taste.
step 4: Bake/roast at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 50 minutes, basting frequently (turn figs if they begin to brown).
step 5: With a slotted spoon, remove chicken, figs and lemon slices from baking dish and place on a warm platter. Skim fat from cooking juices, then pour over chicken as sauce. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.