Baked Chicken with a Sweet Hazelnut Glaze
Season chicken and lay closely together in a shallow pan. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a saute pan, heat butter and saute shallots until golden. Add hazelnuts for 2 minutes. Add Cognac and preserves. Pour over chicken and bake covered 20 minutes. Uncover and check for doneness. Bake uncovered until done, 5-10 minutes more.
Roasting and Storing Hazelnuts.
Roasting Hazelnuts - Hazelnuts can be roasted using a conventional oven and a cookie sheet. The oven should be preheated to 275°. Place shelled natural hazelnuts on an non-greased cookie sheet only one layer high. Place in warm oven for 20 to 30 minutes until the skins crack and the nut meats turn a light golden color. You can also roast them at higher temperatures for a shorter period of time
A word from our CEO
This is the first of a recurring monthly letter that I will post to the hazelnut.com website. It is my intent to discuss current events at both HGO and the Hazelnut Industry in general.
It seems fitting that during this week of Thanksgiving 2012 that we extend our thanks to all of our cooperative members and customers. On behalf of all of us at Hazelnut Growers of