CHICKEN BRAISED IN WALNUT SAUCE


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 411.8
  • Total Fat: 15.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 135.6 mg
  • Sodium: 703.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 57.5 g

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Introduction

Recipe taken from cookinglight.com Recipe taken from cookinglight.com
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    4 (8 oz) Chicken breasts, no skin
    1/2 cup Onion, finely chopped
    1 clove Garlic, mince
    1/2 cup Walnuts, finely chopped
    2 TBSP All Purpose Flour
    1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
    1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
    1 - 14 oz can Chicken Broth, fat free low sodium
    2 TBSP Dried Parsley (if using fresh - 1/4 cup)
    3 TBSP White Wine
    1/4 tsp Salt
    1/4 tsp Pepper

Directions

Makes 4 servings
1 serving = 1 chicken breast 1/2 cup sauce

Heat oil in large non-stick skillet. Add chicken, cook 3 mins on each side or until brown. Remove from pan.
Add onion & garlic to pan, cook 2 mins or until tender, stirring constantly. Add walnuts, cook 1 min or until toasted & fragrant, stirring constantly.
Combine flour, cinnamon and red pepper in a small bowl & sprinkle over walnuts, stirring to coat. Add chicken broth, stir with whisk.
Return chicken to pan. Cover & simmer 15 mins or until chicken is done & sauce is slightly thick.
Stir in parsley, wine, salt & pepper.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KARENWP08.

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  • Forget the chicken and cinnamon, the walnut sauce is what I crave! Perfect for when I have kids over for dinner in my basement. Hillary 2020! Dont read the wikileaks. - 2/25/19

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  • Incredible!
    love the cinnamon! - 2/23/15

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