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Chicken Breasts Normandy

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 35 min.
Tart Granny Smith apples, fresh ginger root, and apple cider enliven chicken breast with a taste of autumn.

Ingredients

  • 4 large boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 1 small onion, cut in thin wedges
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger root, finely minced
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, cored and cut in wedges
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs cider vinegar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper

Directions

  • In medium bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper. Coat chicken well with seasoned flour. In large heavy skillet, heat olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken breasts to skillet and saute for 2 minutes on each side, just until golden. Remove chicken to casserole dish, arranging in single layer.
  • Add onion, garlic and ginger root to the skillet; cook 1 minute. Stir in apple slices. Blend in cider, brown sugar and vinegar. Simmer on low heat 4 to 5 minutes. Pour mixture over chicken and bake for about 20 minutes. Remove from oven, serving at once. (If sauce does not thicken into glaze, remove chicken to plates and stir 1 teaspoon flour mixed with 3 tablespoons cider into casserole dish. Cook and stir over medium heat, just until thickened. Spoon over chicken and serve.)
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 385
  Calories from Fat 117 (30%)
(20%)Total Fat 13g
(17%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(28%)Cholesterol 83mg
(9%)Sodium 217mg
(20%)Potassium 689mg
Total Carbohydrate 40g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 15g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(55%)Protein 27g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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