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In keeping with a classic reduction sauce, whipping cream is added to a simmering broth mixture. Beware, though: Half-and-half or any kind of milk will curdle here.

Jill Melton
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2000


Credit: Randy Mayor

Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half, 1 cup rice, and about 1/2 cup sauce)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot. Add apple, leek, and sugar; sauté 12 minutes or until browned. Remove from pan, and set aside.

  • Combine cheese, flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a shallow dish. Dredge chicken in cheese mixture. Heat butter in pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken to pan; sauté 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Add juice and broth to pan, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil; cook broth mixture until reduced to 1 1/2 cups (about 7 minutes).

  • Add cream; reduce heat, and cook 5 minutes. Stir in reserved apple mixture, rosemary, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook 2 minutes. Spoon rice onto each of 4 plates; top with chicken and sauce.

Nutrition Facts

507 calories; calories from fat 22%; fat 12.6g; saturated fat 6.8g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 1g; protein 35.8g; carbohydrates 63.2g; fiber 3.1g; cholesterol 100mg; iron 2.5mg; sodium 748mg; calcium 163mg.