Chicken California

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Appears in Cook's Country April/May 2015

James Beard championed this turn-of-the-century dish from California’s San Joaquin Valley, but his recipe left some mysteries to solve.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME50 minutes

Chicken California

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This century-old recipe surrounds braised chicken with several iconic California ingredients, including red wine, almonds, and olives. To make the most of each element, we add them at various stages in cooking. While the original recipe cal...

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