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Apple 'n' Onion Chicken

 Apple 'n' Onion Chicken
"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
6 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
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,

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Apple 'n' Onion Chicken (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 17 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.