Chicken & Peaches Cooked in Cider

How to make Chicken and Peaches Cooked in Cider.

Ingredients: Serves 4

  • 1 Kg Chicken drumsticks and thighs
  • 2 medium Onions, halved and thinly sliced into strips
  • 1 Green Pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1 can Peach halves
  • 1 tablespoon Runny Honey
  • 1 tablespoon Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 350ml Dry Cider
  • 40g Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Plain Flour


  1. Mix the Honey, Vinegar, Soy and 4 tablespoons of the Cider, pour over the Chicken pieces and marinate overnight.
  2. Remove, drain and reserve the marinade and pat dry.
  3. Melt half the Butter in a pan on a high heat and brown the Chicken quickly and all over, in batches, then reserve.
  4. Fry the Onion and Pepper 2-4 minutes and then reserve.
  5. Melt the remaining Butter, stir in the Flour, cook for 2 minutes, mix in the Marinade and then the remaining Cider, stirring well while mixing it in, season and taste.
  6. Put the Onion and Pepper in a casserole, place the Chicken pieces on top and then pour the sauce over it all.
  7. Cook at 190C (gas mark 5, 375F) for one hour and then drain the Peach halves, place on top of the Chicken and cook for 20 more minutes.
  8. Serve with rice and enjoy!
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