Chicken Sausage with Grapes and Figs

Chicken Sausage with Grapes and Figs

A classic dish in Italian home cooking: the sweet-sour taste of the grapes is particularly appreciated when contrasted with a rather spicy sausage.

2 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 20 min

430 calories per serving 


Ingredients

4 chicken sausages   300 g
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil   23 mL
2 cups grapes, seedless, sweet   200 g
3 dried figs   3 1/2 tbsp
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

Keep the serving dishes in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Method

  1. Prick the sausages in several spots using a fork. Put the sausages in a saucepan, cover them with water and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer 5 min. Take the sausages out of the water, pat them dry and cut them into 3 or 4 pieces.
  2. Heat the oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the sausages and sauté 4-5 min, until they become golden coloured. Turn them a few times while cooking. Add the grapes (*) and cook 8-10 min, tossing occasionally.
  3. Cut the figs into quarters and add them to the pan about 2 min before the end of cooking. Serve.

Remarks

(*) Depending on the types of grapes, they may yield more or less juice. If the end result is too dry, you may cut some grapes in half and add some water to the pan. If the end result is too juicy, take the grapes and sausages out of the pan using a slotted spoon and reduce the liquid in the pan over high heat until it reaches a syrupy consistency.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (250g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

430

Fat

21 g

33 %

Saturated 4 g
+ Trans 0.5 g

23 %

Cholesterol

115 mg

Sodium

850 mg

35 %

Carbohydrate

30 g

10 %

Fibre

3 g

12 %

Sugars

26 g

Protein

32 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

8 %

Calcium

8 %

Iron

20 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Folacin
Good source of :
Iron, Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E
Excellent source of :
Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Zinc
Diet-related health claims :
Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Iron | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Italian

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