Towers Recipe for Peachy Passover Chicken

Recipe contributed by Tower One/Tower East’s At the Heart of It All, the longest kosher-dining facility in Connecticut. Operating under the full-time supervision of a mashgiach, the kitchen serves 200 dinners every night, as well as Shabbat dinners, Kiddush, and special holiday meals. Guests are welcome for a nominal fee.





  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, (Kosher for Passover, not oil soaked)
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (3 to 4 ounces each)
  • ¼ cup of margarine
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ cups of potato starch (Kosher for Passover)
  • ½ cup Kosher for Passover White Wine (preferably a fruit flavored base)
  • ¼ cup orange marmalade (Kosher for Passover)
  • 8 canned peach halves sliced, juice reserved (Kosher for Passover)
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 6 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 tablespoons of potato starch mixed with ¼ cup cold water
  • 3 scallions chopped, green part only


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1. Place sun-dried tomatoes in cup of hot water and set aside for at least 15 minutes to soften.

2. Pound chicken breast halves one at a time to about a ¼ inch thickness, try not to tear them.

3. Heat margarine in large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Season the pounded breast with salt/pepper, dredge them in potato starch, and shake off excess. Place the chicken breast into the pan and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes. Transfer the cutlets to a baking dish, large enough to hold them in one layer. In small sauce pan, combine the wine and marmalade, stir in the peaches and place over medium-high heat, allow the mixture to boil until the fragrance of alcohol is gone, 2 to 3 minutes.

4. Add cinnamon sticks, orange juice, and reserved peach juice. Bring to boil and stir in potato starch, cook stirring until thickened, about 2 minutes.

5. Remove the sun-dried tomatoes from water and cut into thin strips. Spoon tomatoes over chicken, place in oven for 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer chicken cutlets to serving plates, spoon sauce over it and garnish with scallions.


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