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Be sure to use pure maple syrup, not pancake syrup, for a richer maple flavor.

Jennifer Cofield
Recipe by Oxmoor House September 2006


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

11 mins
23 mins
30 mins
1 hr 4 mins
4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 2/3 cup apple mixture)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine chicken and next 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal bag, and marinate chicken in refrigerator 30 minutes.

  • Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Add chicken; cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan, and set aside.

  • Melt butter in pan over medium-high heat. Add apples; sauté 4 minutes. Add reserved marinade, salt, pepper, and cinnamon; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes or until reduced slightly. Return chicken to pan; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Garnish with thyme sprigs, if desired.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

284 calories; calories from fat 12%; fat 3.8g; saturated fat 1.5g; protein 39.6g; carbohydrates 22.2g; fiber 1.3g; cholesterol 102mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 282mg; calcium 34mg.