Sage Apple Skillet Chicken

Number of Servings: 4 (322 G)
Prep Time: 30 min.
Skillet Chicken with Apples and Sage

This recipe is the taste of fall in a savory meal. Juicy apples perfectly sauce tender chicken while red peppers play counterpoint to the flavor. Serve over a bed of steamed or braised greens or with a side of mashed sweet potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • ¼ cup onion, chopped
  • ½ tsp. sage
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 4 tsp. water
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, sliced

Directions

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt. Cook chicken, flipping halfway through, until it reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF (8-10 minutes). Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  2. Add peppers, juice, onion, sage, garlic, and pepper to skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until vegetables are tender (2-3 minutes).
  3. In a small bowl, combine water and cornstarch. Stir in apples. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly (2-3 minutes). Return chicken to skillet and heat through to serve.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 322G

Amount per serving
Calories 240
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.5g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 130mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 11%
Total Sugars 17g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 5g
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 6%
Potassium 640mg 15%
Vitamin A 70.9mcg 8%
Vitamin C 53.2mcg 60%
Vitamin E 1.4mg 6%
Vitamin K 5.6mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 16.9mg 110%
Vitamin B6 1.1mg 60%
Folate 32.2mcg 8%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 2mcg 6%
Chloride 11.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.9mg 40%
Phosphorus 271.3mg 20%
Iodine 0.6mcg 0%
Magnesium 46mg 10%
Zinc 1mg 10%
Selenium 26.3mcg 45%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0.9mcg 2%
Molybdenum 2.4mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Chicken Breast, Apples, Apple Juice, Bell Pepper, Onion, Water, Cornstarch, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper, Sage.

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