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New-World Cranberry Molasses

 New-World Cranberry Molasses
—Taste of Home Cooking School
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chopped chipotle pepper
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup instant grits
  • 1 can cream-style corn (14-3/4 ounces)
  • 1 cup coarsely grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup flat leaf parsley


  • In a small saucepan, combine the molasses, cranberry sauce, vinegar,
  • chipotle pepper, adobo sauce and barbecue sauce. Bring to a boil and
  • simmer for 5 minutes; let cool slightly. Reserve 1/4 cup of sauce;
  • set aside. Season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Grill or broil chicken for 6-8 minutes on each side, or until the
  • juices run clear, basting frequently with barbecue sauce. Remove and
  • keep warm.
  • To prepare grits, bring chicken stock to a boil and slowly whisk in
  • instant grits. Add the corn and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat
  • and simmer for 6 minutes. Stir in cheese and season with salt and

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New-World Cranberry Molasses (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • pepper to taste.
  • Serve chicken with grits. Drizzle chicken with reserved barbecue
  • sauce. Sprinkle with flat leaf parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 670 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 1,795 mg sodium, 105 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 37 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.