Apple 'n' Onion Chicken Recipe
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Apple 'n' Onion Chicken Recipe

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"When I first discovered this recipe, the unique combination of flavors caught my attention. Since then, I have made this many times for company and family, and it always gets rave reviews." —Sheryl VanderWagen, Coppersville, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium apples, sliced
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1 cup apple mixture equals 285 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 348 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute apples and onions in butter for 10 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine the cheeses, bread crumbs and thyme; sprinkle over chicken. Drizzle with apple juice. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a meat thermometer reaches 170°. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Apple 'n' Onion Chicken in Taste of Home April/May 2008, p32

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1 cup apple mixture equals 285 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 348 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Apple 'n' Onion Chicken

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Reviewed Dec. 16, 2012

"The topping turned out crispy....yum! Next time I think I'll cut back on the onion and bump up the apple."

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Reviewed May. 17, 2011

"The apples and onions sauteeing together in a pan created a delicious smell, and tasted even better! The crisp cheese/breading topping was very tasty as well."

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