Apple Braised Chicken (Weight Watchers Recipe)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 237.9
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 67.0 mg
  • Sodium: 322.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 27.0 g

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Introduction

Simmering poultry in fat-free liquid is a moist, low calorie way to flavor food. Experiment with other types of broths and juices, too. Simmering poultry in fat-free liquid is a moist, low calorie way to flavor food. Experiment with other types of broths and juices, too.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 tsp vegetable oil
    1 pound(s) uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast(s), four 4-oz pieces
    2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
    1 large uncooked onion(s), sliced
    2 medium fresh apple(s), firm, cored and sliced
    1 cup(s) apple cider
    1 cup(s) fat-free chicken broth
    1/2 tsp table salt
    1/2 tsp ground ginger
    2 tsp cornstarch

Directions

• In a large, heavy-bottomed skillet, warm oil over high heat. Toss chicken with flour in a medium bowl, patting off excess. Place chicken in skillet and brown well on both sides. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
• Reduce stove temperature to low and add onion to skillet. Sauté, stirring often, until onion is tender and lightly browned.
• Stir in apples, cider, chicken broth, salt, ginger and chicken. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 30 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer chicken, onions and apples to a serving dish.
• In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 2 to 3 tablespoons of pan juices. Combine cornstarch mixture with remaining pan juices, whisking constantly. Simmer for one minute. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.

Serving Size: Yields 1 chicken breast and about 3/4 cup of apple-onion mixture per serving

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DEBMARIE86.

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