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French-Style Chicken Recipe

French-Style Chicken Recipe

"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. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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