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Autumn Chicken Recipe

Although my husband typically favors rich foods, he delights in eating this light sweet chicken. Apples and chicken are perfect partners.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced peeled tart apples
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1-1/2 cups unsweetened apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, saute onion in oil until tender; add apples and saute 1 minute longer. Place chicken in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with onion mixture. Combine apple juice and honey; pour over all. Cover and bake at 350° for 45 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving equals 223 calories, 5 g fat (0 saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 57 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.