How to make Chicken in Prune Sauce -

Sweet, sour and full of flavour this sauce makes this chicken dish extra special.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Prunes (प्रून्ज़ )

Cuisine : French

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Chicken in Prune Sauce

Chicken in Prune Sauce Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken in Prune Sauce Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch cubes 300 grams

  • Prunes dried 15-20

  • Chicken stock 2 cups

  • White wine (optional) 1/2 cup

  • Orange juice 1/2 cup

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Oil a few drops

  • Star anise 2

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Garlic minced 2 tablespoons

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Baby potatoes cut into halves with skin on 8

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon


Step 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.

Step 2

Reserve 5-6 prunes and add the remaining in a blender jar. Add a little water and blend into a puree.

Step 3

Heat butter and oil in a non-stick wok. Add star anise, cinnamon and bay leaves and sauté for ½ minute.

Step 4

Add garlic and onion, mix well and sauté till onions turn translucent.

Step 5

Add green chillies, chicken and potatoes. Mix well and cook on high heat for a minute.

Step 6

Add pureed prunes and mix well. Reduce heat and add salt, pepper powder and mix well.

Step 7

Add stock mixture reduction, stir to mix, cover and cook for 10 minutes.

Step 8

Add reserved prunes, mix well, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 9

Discard bay leaves and serve hot.

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