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Maple Apple Chicken

Skillet seared chicken with sauteed apples and the flavor of maple. This flavorful dish is quick to make, and great for a weeknight dinner.

Maple Apple Chicken from Cosmopolitan Cornbread

To begin, combine a half cup of Chicken Broth, third cup of Maple Syrup, and quarter cup of Apple Cider Vinegar in a bowl, along with a half teaspoon each of Salt & Pepper. Set it aside for now.

1

Cut 3 or 4 boneless, skinless Chicken Breasts into 2 inch pieces. Salt & pepper them well.

2

In a large skillet, heat a tablespoon each of Butter and olive oil over medium high heat.

3

Cook the chicken in the skillet until golden on both sides.

4

While it is cooking, core & wedge two apples. One Granny Smith and one “Red” one (Red Delicious, Gala, etc.)

5

6

And chop up an Onion.

7

When the chicken is golden, remove it to a bowl and cover it tightly with foil.

8

Toss your apples and onion into the skillet and cook over medium heat until they are a little golden, too.

9

Add in a teaspoon of dry Thyme

10

And a half teaspoon of rubbed Sage. Don’t you love my precision measuring technique?

11

Stir those all together

12

Add your chicken and liquid mixture to the skillet. Stir them together, and then cook for 3-5 more minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.

13

That’s it!

Enjoy!

MapleAppleChicken

Yield: 6

Maple Apple Chicken

Maple Apple Chicken

Skillet seared chicken with sauteed apples and the flavor of maple. This flavorful dish is quick to make, and great for a weeknight dinner.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c chicken broth
  • 1/3 c maple syrup
  • 1/4 c apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt, divided
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper, divided
  • 3 or 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tb unsalted butter
  • 1 Tb extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 "red" apple
  • 1 Granny Smith apple
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp rubbed sage

Instructions

  1. To begin, combine the chicken broth, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, and a half teaspoon each of the salt and pepper in a dish. Set it aside for now.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into 2 inch pieces. Sprinkle them with the remaining salt and pepper.
  3. In a large skillet, heat a tablespoon each of butter and olive oil over medium high heat.
  4. Cook the chicken in the skillet until golden on both sides.
  5. While it is cooking, core & wedge the apples. And dice the onion.
  6. When the chicken is golden, remove it to a bowl and cover it tightly with foil.
  7. Toss your apples and onion into the skillet and cook over medium heat until they are a little golden, too.
  8. Add in the thyme and sage. Stir those all together
  9. Add your chicken and liquid mixture to the skillet. Stir them together, and then cook for 3-5 more minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  10. That’s it!
  11. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 253Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 722mgCarbohydrates: 21gFiber: 2gSugar: 16gProtein: 25g

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