Savory Chicken with Medjool Dates
4 Small Chicken Breasts/ 11.5 Oz. Pear Nectar/ 1/4 Tsp Ground Nutmeg
2 Ripe Pears -peeled, cored/ 1 Cup Sliced Green Onions/ 1 Tsp. Vegetable Oil
1 Tsp. Cornstarch/ Dash White Pepper/ 6 Fresh Medjool Dates cut in half In large non-stick skillet,
brown chicken well on both sides in hot oil over medium-high heat, about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain off any excess fat. Stir 1/4 cup nectar into cornstarch; reserve. Pour remaining nectar into skillet with chicken. Add nutmeg and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Add pear halves, cut side-down, and continue cooking, covered, for 10 to 15 minutes, until chicken and pears are tender. Remove chicken and pears to serving platter. Add cornstarch mixture, date halves and green onions; heat, stirring until sauce thickens. Spoon some sauce over chicken, and serve remainder on the side. Makes 4 servings.