Poulet Vallee D'Auge

Servings 4
Prep. Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 30 minutes


1 chicken (3 pounds), cut up
salt and freshly ground pepper
3 tablespoons butter
2 large tart apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1/4 cup Calvados or applejack
1 cup heavy cream

1 Season chicken pieces with salt and pepper. In a large frying pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until brown on all sides, about 10 minutes. Remove and set aside.

2 Add apples and onions to pan. Cook until onion is tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Return chicken to pan. Add Calvados, reduce heat to a simer, cover, and cook 20 minutes. Stir in cream and cook, covered, 10 minutes longer, until chicken is tender. Season sauce with salt and pepper to taste.