Cider Cream Chicken

An easy and delicious dish that has both sweet and savory flavors.

Serving size

1 serving (4-ounce breast)

Makes

4 servings

Prep time: 10min
Cook time: 20min
Total: 30min

Ingredients

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 -pound bone-in chicken breasts, fillet into 4-ounce pieces

¾ cup apple cider

½ cup half and half

Nutrition Info

Makes: 4 servings  Serving size: 1 serving (4-ounce breast)

Calories

312

Fat

14 g

Saturated Fat

7 g

Trans Fat

<1 g

Cholesterol

122 mg

Carbohydrates

7 g

Sugar

6 g

Fiber

<1 g

Protein

36 g

Sodium

108 mg

Calcium

55 mg

Phosphorus

279 mg

Potassium

369 mg

Instructions

  1. Melt butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken and brown on both sides.
  2. Add cider and reduce heat to medium. Simmer for about 20 minutes or until chicken is 165° F. Remove breasts from pan as they reach temperature and allow remaining to finish cooking.
  3. Remove chicken from skillet.
  4. In the same skillet, boil cider until reduced to about ¼ cup.
  5. Add half and half and whisk until incorporated. Let simmer 2 minutes. Mix ½ Tablespoon of arrowroot with ½ Tablespoon of water. Whisk into the pan. Turn off heat, continue whisking until sauce is silky and thick.
  6. Pour cream sauce over chicken and serve.
Recipe developed by Kjersti Johnson, RD