Chicken with Caramelized Onions, Apples, and Provolone

recipe
Cook sweet apples and golden onions with chicken and then top with cheese.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, 1/4 cup onion mixture, and 1/2 cheese slice)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 41 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 294
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Protein 43.6 g
Carbohydrate 10.7 g
Fiber 1.3 g
Cholesterol 108 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 527 mg
Calcium 142 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
2 cups thinly sliced onion
1 medium McIntosh apple, peeled and chopped (about 1 cup)
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
Cooking spray
2 (1-ounce) slices provolone cheese, cut in half

Preparation

1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 18 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Add apple and vinegar; cook an additional 5 minutes. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Remove onion mixture from pan; set aside.

2. Sprinkle chicken breast halves evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray; return pan to medium-high heat. Add chicken, and cook 6 to 7 minutes per side or until done.

3. Top each chicken breast evenly with onion mixture and cheese. Cook, covered, 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

Note:

Jennifer Cofield,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

October 2006
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