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Chicken with Raspberry Thyme Sauce Recipe

Chicken with Raspberry Thyme Sauce Recipe

"This is one of my favorite ways to serve chicken," reports Robert Jost of Manitowac, Wisconsin. "My wife and I garnish it with fresh raspberries and sprigs of thyme from our garden."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Cook: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups fresh raspberries
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Additional fresh raspberries, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place raspberries in a small bowl; sprinkle with sugar and mash. Let stand for 15 minutes; mash again. Strain, reserving juice; discard pulp and seeds. In a small saucepan, combine the raspberry juice, apple juice, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and thyme. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into raspberry juice mixture until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Keep warm.
  • 3. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large skillet, heat oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add the chicken; cook until juices run clear. Serve with raspberry sauce. Garnish with additional raspberries if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 172 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 280 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 10 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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