HOLIDAY RECIPES: POLLASTRE A LA CATALANA

Wine-Braised Chicken with Prunes and Cinnamon

Wine-Braised Chicken with Prunes and Cinnamon

A super simple and comforting holiday favorite; chicken is braised with prunes and caramelized onions that melt into a cinnamon-laced wine sauce, perfect for soaking into good bread.

From the Boqueria Cookbook

The Recipe

Serves: 4 to 6
Prep: 15 minutes
Total: 2 ¾ hours

Ingredients

1 whole (3-pound) chicken, cut into 8 pieces
5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 large white Spanish onions, quartered and cut into ½-inch slices
10 large garlic cloves with skins left on
11/4 cups pitted prunes
1 cups dry white wine
2 cinnamon sticks
kosher salt and freshly ground black
pepper

Procedure

Generously season the chicken with salt and pepper.

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