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Pear Chutney Chicken

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

With a unique combination of flavors in this recipe, dinner is sure to satisfy. “My freezer is hardly ever without single servings of the dish my grandson calls 'pear chix.' We love it.” -Sheila Berg of Lucas Valley, California

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced pears
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup mango chutney
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons curry powder

Directions

  1. Drain pears, reserving 1/4 cup juice; set pears and juice aside. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large resealable bag, mix flour and pepper. Add chicken in batches and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook until no longer pink, 5-6 minutes on each side. Remove and keep warm.
  3. In same skillet, combine onion, chutney, lemon juice, curry powder and reserved pear juice. Bring to a boil. Add chicken and pears. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until heated through, 3-5 minutes.
    Freeze option: Cool chicken mixture. Freeze in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high, stirring once, until heated through, 8-10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 395 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 404mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.

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