Recipe: Maple-Apple Chicken Breasts

Ingredients:

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup, Apple Holler Apple Cider
  • 2 tbsp. Apple Holler Cinnamon Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 large apples, peeled, cored, quartered and sliced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • Thyme sprigs for garnish

Directions:

  • Combine chicken and 1st 3 ingredients in large zip-lock bag, seal. Marinate chicken in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from marinade, reserving marinade. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, coat pan with cooking spray.
  • Add chicken; cook for 5 minutes each side. Remove chicken from pan, set aside.
  • Melt butter in skillet over medium-high heat. Add apples, sauté 4 minutes. Add reserved marinade, salt, pepper and cinnamon.
  • Bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer 4 minutes or until reduced slightly. Return chicken to pan, cook for 3 minutes or until heated through.
  • Garnish with thyme sprigs.
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