Chicken in Prune Sauce

Sweet, sour and full of flavour this sauce makes this chicken dish extra special. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Chicken in Prune Sauce

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Main Ingredients Boneless chicken, Prunes
Cuisine French
Course Main Course Chicken
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 41-50 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Chicken in Prune Sauce

  • 300 grams Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 15-20 Prunes dried
  • 2 cups Chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup White wine (optional)
  • 1/2 cup Orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • a few drops Oil
  • 2 Star anise
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic minced
  • 2 medium Onions sliced
  • 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 8 Baby potatoes cut into halves with skin on
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder


  1. Heat chicken stock alongwith white wine and orange juice in a deep non-stick pan. Stir to mix and simmer on low heat for 20 minutes or till it is reduced.
  2. Reserve 5-6 prunes and add the remaining in a blender jar. Add a little water and blend into a puree.
  3. Heat butter and oil in a non-stick wok. Add star anise, cinnamon and bay leaves and sauté for ½ minute.
  4. Add garlic and onion, mix well and sauté till onions turn translucent.
  5. Add green chillies, chicken and potatoes. Mix well and cook on high heat for a minute.
  6. Add pureed prunes and mix well. Reduce heat and add salt, pepper powder and mix well.
  7. Add stock mixture reduction, stir to mix, cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  8. Add reserved prunes, mix well, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  9. Discard bay leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 955
Carbohydrates 80.6
Protein 96.8
Fat 27.4
Other Fiber Niacin- 2.7mg