French-Style Chicken Recipe
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French-Style Chicken Recipe

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"When I have friends over, I make this classy light recipe and serve with a tossed salad and crisp French bread," writes Catherine Johnston of Stafford, New York. "Toasted almond slices sprinkled on top add a crunchy, finishing touch."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1-1/3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 medium unpeeled apples, cut into wedges
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider or juice, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 186 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 194mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit.


  1. Sprinkle chicken with lemon-pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, combine the broth, apples, onion, 3 tablespoons cider, cinnamon and nutmeg. Bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and remaining cider until smooth; stir into apple mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Top with chicken; sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as French-Style Chicken in Taste of Home February/March 2007, p47

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lengelfam User ID: 5043931 77182
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2012

"My family loves this meal. It is a quick and yummy meal for autumn evenings or cold winter nights."

EmDem23 User ID: 4435730 136718
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2012

"Simple and tasty, but not for the traditional (meaning my kids don't like it). Served with sweet potatoes, this is a great healthy dish that feels like you're indulging."

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