Chicken “lollipops” with apples and nuts

Ingredients:

  • Chicken shin – 3 pieces
  • Apples – 2 pcs
  • Walnuts – 50 grams
  • Soy sauce 3 tablespoons
  • Dry garlic – ½ tsp
  • Ground ginger – ½ tsp
  • Sugar – 1st.l.
  • Lemon – 1 pc
  • Bacon – 100 g

Preparation:

Prepare the shin. To shin do not slip, hold it with a paper towel. Make a circular incision at the base of the bone at the thinnest point and cut the cartilage, smooth out the bone. Cut horizontally thick cartilage from below to the shin could “stand”. Using the blunt side of a knife to remove all the tendons, so that when heat-treated meat was tough. Slide the meat on the bones of the most down and form a cavity to be able to stuff the shin. Pour the marinade over the tibia, cover with cling film and place in refrigerator for 40 minutes.

Marinade. Remember palm lemon, cut in half and squeeze the juice. Add a tablespoon of sugar, 0.5 tsp dry ginger and garlic, 3 tablespoons soy sauce and whisk with a fork. The consistency of the marinade to obtain sufficient viscous so the marinade did not flow down to the lower leg.

The filling of apples and nuts. Peel the apples and remove the core. Cut small cubes. Choose apples sour grades: Antonovka, white filling, Simirenko. Acid apples will make the meat more tender. allocate sugar apples sweet varieties. When heat treatment he caramelizing and burns. Using a rolling pin to crush 2 tbsp walnuts. Stir in apples and nuts.

Remove from the refrigerator, get wet a paper towel from the marinade. Since the lower leg with apples and nuts, wrap strips of bacon toothpicks to fix. The bare bone on top of the foil wrap. Cover the form of parchment and put the shin. Bake at 180 degrees for 15-20 minutes until tender.