CHICKEN BREAST WITH RED ONION VINAIGRETTE
teaspoon + 1/2 cup olive oil
1 cup finely diced red onion
minced fresh thyme
to taste salt and freshly ground pepper
3/4 cup red burgundy wine
3 teaspoons canned tomato puree
2 cloves garlic
1 bouquet garni
3 teaspoons red wine vinegar
whole boneless chicken breasts, skin on
3 teaspoons coarsely cracked black
1 teaspoon corn oil
Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in small
Add the onion. Saute until well browned and caramelized.
Stir in thyme, salt and pepper. Set aside.
Combine stock, wine, tomato
puree, garlic, and sachet.
Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 25
minutes or until liquid is reduced to 3/4 cup.
Remove from heat and discard
sachet. Pour liquid into a heat proof bowl. Allow to slightly cool. Alternately
whisk in 1/2 cup olive oil and vinegar until emulsified.
caramelized onion. Keep warm in top half of double-boiler over hot water until
ready to serve.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Split chicken in half and trim
off any cartilage or bone.
Generously season with salt and cracked pepper.
Heat corn oil in large oven proof saute pan. When hot , add chicken, skin side
down. Cook for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and place over
low heat. Add the vinaigrette and baste to coat. When well coated, serve with
vinaigrette served over top.
bunch of parsley stems about the
size of your little finger, 10 peppercorns, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, and 2 bay
leaves tied in cheesecloth bag.