Peach Nutmeg Chicken


1 ½ cups of fresh ABBOTT PEACHES sliced
cooking oil
¾ cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon seasoned pepper
½ teaspoon paprika
6 fryer chicken leg quarters with thighs or chicken breast halves
1 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon dried leaf basil
1 clove garlic, finely minced

Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Combine flour, salt, pepper, and paprika. While oil is heating dredge chicken in the seasoned flour. Brown chicken on all sides. While chicken is browning, combine orange juice and peaches with brown sugar, vinegar, nutmeg, basil and minced garlic in a saucepan.

Heat mixture over medium heat. Reduce to medium low and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet when it is browned and pour off excess fat. Replace chicken and pour the peach sauce mixture over top. Cover and simmer for 20 to 20 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.