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Apple-Braised Chicken

Points® value
Total Time
1 hr
20 min
40 min
This easy one-pan supper pairs juicy chicken breasts with a tangy apple-onion compote. It's a wonderful autumn-inspired meal.


Uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast

1 pound(s), four 4-oz pieces

Olive oil

2 tsp(s)

All-purpose flour

1 tbsp(s)

Red onion

2 large, sliced

Kosher salt

1 tsp(s)

Black pepper

¼ pinch(es)

Fat-free reduced sodium chicken broth

1 cup(s)

Dijon mustard

1 tsp(s)

Granny Smith apple

2 large, sliced

Fresh sage

1 tbsp(s), minced

Fresh parsley

4 tsp(s), chopped

Apple cider

1½ cup(s)


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle both sides of chicken breasts with flour; cook until browned on both sides, flipping once, about 3 to 5 minutes per side. Remove from skillet to a plate.
  2. Add onions, salt, and pepper to same pan and reduce heat to medium-low; cook, stirring frequently, until onions are softened, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Add cider, broth and mustard to pan; stir to combine.
  4. Return chicken to pan and increase heat to medium-high; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  5. Add apples and sage to pan; flip chicken over, stir mixture and continue to cook, uncovered, until chicken is cooked through, about 10 to 12 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


Serving size: 1 chicken breast and 3/4 c apple mixture