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Sauced Chicken Breasts with Apples and Onions

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 3/4 cup sauce)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 cups vertically sliced onion
  • 2 1/2 cups sliced peeled Granny Smith apple (about 3 apples)
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 cup apple cider or apple juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 261
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 4.1 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 2 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 27.8 g
  • carbohydrate 28 g
  • fiber 3.7 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 225 mg
  • calcium 41 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place first 3 ingredients in a zip-top plastic bag; add chicken. Seal and shake to coat. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; sauté 2 minutes on each side. Remove from pan; keep warm.

  2. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in skillet until hot. Add onion, and sauté 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add apple and marjoram; sauté 5 minutes. Add chicken and cider; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until chicken is done.