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You only need a few ingredients to create this sweet and peppery chicken. The subtle flavor of apple makes this tender barbecue dish stand out from the rest.—Darla Andrews, Lewisville, Texas
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/3 cups chunky applesauce
  • 1-1/3 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

Directions

Sprinkle chicken with pepper. In each of two large skillets, brown chicken in oil on both sides. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over chicken. Cover and cook 7-10 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 8 servings.
Serve immediately; or cool chicken and transfer to a freezer container and freeze for up to 3 months.
To use frozen chicken: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Cover and microwave on high for 8-10 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
Originally published as Apple BBQ Chicken in Complete Freezer Cookbook bookazine 2012 2012, p78

  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/3 cups chunky applesauce
  • 1-1/3 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  1. Sprinkle chicken with pepper. In each of two large skillets, brown chicken in oil on both sides. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over chicken. Cover and cook 7-10 minutes longer or until a thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 8 servings.
Serve immediately; or cool chicken and transfer to a freezer container and freeze for up to 3 months.
To use frozen chicken: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Cover and microwave on high for 8-10 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
Originally published as Apple BBQ Chicken in Complete Freezer Cookbook bookazine 2012 2012, p78

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