Mushroom-Stuffed Five-Spice Chicken Breasts with Eggplant
To enhance the spiciness that Pinot Noir gets from oak, F&W's Marcia Kiesel turned to five-spice powder—sweet spices like fennel seed, star anise, cloves and cinnamon combined with a tongue-numbing hit of Sichuan peppercorns. Plus: More Great Chicken Recipes
The salted eggplant, stuffed chicken breasts and five-spice butter can be refrigerated overnight. Bring to room temperature before proceeding.
Slipped under the chicken skin and sprinkled on grilled eggplant, the rub is terrific with a slightly peppery, berry-rich Pinot Noir.