Braised chicken with fennel and apples

Braised chicken with fennel and apples

Based on 23 ratings
Christian Ruß

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
3
chicken legs
1
fennel
2 tsp
fennel seeds
1
apple
2 stalks
rosemary
1
onion
3 tbsp
olive oil
1 tbsp
maple syrup
1 tbsp
lemon juice
salt
pepper
flaky sea salt

Utensils

oven, cutting board, knife, mortar and pestle, large bowl, baking sheet

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Nutrition per serving

Cal712
Protein44 g
Fat52 g
Carb17 g
  • Step 1/4

    Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. 
Cut the chicken legs in half at the joint. Mash the fennel seeds in a mortar. Pluck rosemary leaves from the stalk and cut roughly. Halve fennel and cut out the stalk. Core the apple. Cut fennel, onions and apple into slices.
    • 3 chicken legs
    • 2 tsp fennel seeds
    • 2 stalks rosemary
    • 1 fennel
    • 1 apple
    • 1 onion
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • mortar and pestle

    Preheat oven to 200°C/390°F. Cut the chicken legs in half at the joint. Mash the fennel seeds in a mortar. Pluck rosemary leaves from the stalk and cut roughly. Halve fennel and cut out the stalk. Core the apple. Cut fennel, onions and apple into slices.

  • Step 2/4

    In a large bowl, mix the chicken with ⅓ of olive oil, maple syrup and fennel seeds. Season it well with salt and pepper.
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tbsp maple syrup
    • salt
    • pepper
    • large bowl

    In a large bowl, mix the chicken with ⅓ of olive oil, maple syrup and fennel seeds. Season it well with salt and pepper.

  • Step 3/4

    Mix the fennel, onions and apple with the remaining olive oil, rosemary and lemon juice on a baking tray. Season with salt and pepper.
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • baking sheet

    Mix the fennel, onions and apple with the remaining olive oil, rosemary and lemon juice on a baking tray. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 4/4

    • flaky sea salt

    Spread the chicken legs on the baking tray and bake in the oven at 200°C/390°F for approx. 25 - 30 min. Set the oven to grill function and roast the chicken legs for another 2 minutes. Serve with flaky sea salt. Enjoy!

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