Apple Thyme Chicken

Photo: psfreeman

Apples and chicken may seem like an unusual combination, but they make a wonderful meal when grilled to perfection. The thyme marinade gives a boost of flavor and tenderizes the chicken nicely. From Peter Halferty: Corpus Christi, Texas. Recipe published in Light & Tasty August/September 2002.

Yield: 4 servings
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Marinate: 2 Hours


Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoon(s) apple juice
  • 6 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 4 1/2 teaspoon(s) cider vingar
  • 4 1/2 teaspoon(s) canola oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon(s) dried thyme
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 medium tart apples, peeled and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon(s) honey
  • Sauce:
  • 2 teaspoon(s) cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) dried thyme
  • 3/4 cup(s) apple juice

Preparation

  1. • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Pour half of the marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  2. • Drain and discard marinade from chicken. Dip apples in reserved marinade; set aside. Combine honey with the remaining marinade.
  3. • Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a meet thermometer reads 170°, basting frequently with the honey marinade.
  4. • Grill apples, uncovered, for 3-5 minutes, basting and turning frequently or until lightly browned.
  5. • In a large saucepan, combine the cornstarch, thyme and apple juice until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Slice the grilled apples; stir into sauce. Serve with chicken.


August 2011

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