Wine-Glazed Chicken

Southern Living
Feel free to substitute chicken thighs or wings if you prefer.
Makes 4 servings


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1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
8 chicken legs
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 1/3 cups dry white wine*
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
3 green onions, chopped
2 tablespoons chicken broth
4 teaspoons cornstarch
Hot cooked rice
Garnish: chopped flat-leaf parsley


Sprinkle salt and ground nutmeg over chicken.

Melt butter in a medium-size skillet over medium heat; add chicken. Cook, turning frequently, 10 minutes or until golden.

Stir in wine and next 3 ingredients; bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm.

Whisk together broth and cornstarch until smooth; add to drippings in skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until thickened. Serve drumsticks over rice; spoon glaze over chicken. Garnish, if desired.

*Sparkling white grape juice may be substituted for white wine.

Created date

November 2003