Chicken with jerusalem artichoke & lemon

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ pounds Jerusalem artichokes
1 Chicken, cut into pieces
½ cup Fresh lemon juice
¼ cup Olive oil
10 Garlic cloves
6 Saffron threads
Salt and pepper
20 Fresh basil leaves
2 ounces Pine nuts, toasted

Peel the jerusalem artichokes. Peel and halve the garlic cloves. In a large pan, mix lemon juice and olive oil. Add the garlic halves, jerusalem artichokes and saffron threads. Add water to cover, and bring to boil over moderate heat. Add the chicken, season to taste, and cook 1½ hours. Add basil, check seasonings, and cook another 10 minutes. Garnish with pine nuts, and serve with cooked rice.

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