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Skillet Chicken with Bacon & Apples

This quick sauté takes less than 30 minutes to make, leaving time to get to sit, relax, and enjoy supper. Try chopped fresh pear instead of apple if you have a few in the fruit bowl.

Prep Time 
Cook Time 
Total Time 
Servings 
4

Ingredients 

2 to 3 (1 pound) Gold'n Plump® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
2 thick slices smoked bacon, coarsely chopped
2 medium tart apples, coarsely chopped
4 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup apple juice
3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth

Instructions 

Place chicken between two sheets of waxed paper or plastic wrap; lightly pound with a meat mallet or rolling pin to ½ inch thickness. Season with salt and pepper.

Cook bacon in large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet. Add chicken to drippings in pan; cook for about 12 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.

Add apples and onions to skillet; cook 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in juice and broth; cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir cooked bacon into apple mixture.

Serve chicken with apple-bacon mixture.

Tips 

A nice hint of smoky bacon flavor boosts the appeal of just about any dish. 

 

Variations 

Nutritional information may change when substituting your chicken product. If you choose to substitute frozen chicken for this recipe, it's best to thaw before cooking.

Possible Substitutions 
Cuisine 
  • Serving Size
    • Servings 
      4
  • PER SERVING
    • Calories 
      250
    • Calories from Fat 
      30%
    • Total Fat 
      8g
    • Saturated Fat 
      3g
    • Total Carbohydrate 
      18g
    • Protein 
      30g
    • Sugars 
      13g
    • Cholesterol 
      80mg
    • Dietary Fiber 
      3g
    • Sodium 
      170mg
  • DAILY VALUE
    • Vitamin A 
      5%
    • Vitamin C 
      12%
    • Calcium 
      3%
    • Iron 
      7%
  • DIETARY EXCHANGES
    • Fruit 
      1
    • Lean Protein 
      4
    • Recipes calling out meat in the Dietary Exchanges category were analyzed with information prior to 2014 updates. Recipes calling out protein were analyzed with the new information after 2014.
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