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Chicken with Berry Wine Sauce

We like to use Little Red Dress brand merlot in this chicken recipe to bring out the flavor of the berries. —Elizabeth Wright, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup merlot or red grape juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the strawberries, raspberries, merlot and sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 25-30 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  • Serve with berry sauce; garnish with basil.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast half with 2 tablespoons sauce: 251 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fruit.

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  • muffbear74
    Jun 30, 2016

    God

  • lpeters86
    Jun 14, 2012

    This was absolutely delicious! So simple and easy to make.

  • bteshka
    Aug 10, 2011

    I didn't have any raspberries so I used fresh blueberries. It was absolutely delicious!!