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Chicken with Caramelized Onions, Apples, and Provolone

Chicken with Caramelized Onions, Apples, and Provolone

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

Oxmoor House OCTOBER 2006

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, 1/4 cup onion mixture, and 1/2 cheese slice)
  • Cook time: 41 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 294
  • Calories from fat: 24%
  • Fat: 7.7g
  • Saturated fat: 3.2g
  • Protein: 43.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.7g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 108mg
  • Iron: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 527mg
  • Calcium: 142mg

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