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Chicken with Dried Plums and Sage

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1/2 cup sauce)
Add quick-cooking whole wheat couscous and steamed green beans.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups thinly sliced onion (about 1 large)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 12 pitted dried plums, halved
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 301
  • caloriesfromfat 26 %
  • fat 8.7 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 4.7 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 35.4 g
  • carbohydrate 19.8 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 94 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 438 mg
  • calcium 49 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or small heavy skillet. Sprinkle chicken with 1 tablespoon sage, salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in pan. Add onion to pan; cook 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in wine and broth; bring to a boil. Add remaining 1 tablespoon sage and dried plums to pan; cook 4 minutes or until mixture thickens. Stir in remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper and vinegar.