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Flaming Chicken Gorky


An easy flaming chicken main dish that even picky teenagers will gobble up. Very simple ingredients with a tasty sauce perfect for potatoes or rice on the side. Flames optional but worth the excitement.















3 pounds chicken breasts
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
¼ cup onions
5 tablespoons butter
or olive oil
2 ounces vodka
¾ cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon tomato paste
½ tablespoon parsley leaves
1 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
4 tablespoons feta cheese
1 ½ cups sour cream
or yogurt, plain


Rinse and dry the chicken. Season each chicken breast with salt and black pepper.

In a skillet over medium heat, melt the butter.

Add the chicken and onions to the hot pan and brown both.

Brown the chicken and the onion together
The chicken and onions browning nicely

Pour heated vodka over the chicken and onions. Carefully light the pan on fire and let the flames die down.

Flaming chicken gorky! Flambé away!

Add the garlic and dried parsley.

Remove chicken from the pan, dredge in the flour.

Add the tomato paste, and chicken broth to the pan.

Add the tomato paste, garlic and parsley
Add the chicken stock

Stir-in the sour cream and feta cheese (optional).

Stir in the sour cream, heating to a simmer
Add a bit of feta cheese (optional)

Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.

Add the chicken again to the mixture, reduce heat and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.

Bring to the boil
Return the chicken to the pan

Arrange the chicken in a deep casserole dish.

NOTE*** At this point this dish may be frozen or refrigerated for later cooking to finish.

Pour the remaining mixture over the chicken and bake in a preheated 350℉ (180℃) F oven for 20 minutes or until brown on top.

The finished dish, ready to dig in with <a href=potatoes on the side">
The finished dish, ready to dig in with potatoes on the side

Garnish with fresh parsley if desired.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 177g (6.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 32044% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 24%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 289mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Sugars g
Protein 74g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 7% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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