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Poached Chicken Breasts With Apples

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Ingredients
  Apple juice/Apple cider 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Dried tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Boneless skinless chicken breast halves 4 Medium
  Apple 1 Medium, cored and thinly sliced
  Sliced green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a 10 inch skillet combine apple juice, bouillon granules, garlic, tarragon, and pepper.
Bring to boiling.
Add chicken breasts; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer for 7 minutes.
Turn chicken over; add apple slices and green onions.
Cover and simmer 4 to 5 minutes more or till chicken is tender and no longer pink.
With a slotted spoon remove chicken and apples; keep warm.
Reserve cooking liquid.
In a small bowl stir together the water and cornstarch.
Stir into liquid in skillet.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
Spoon over chicken and apples.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Poached
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 559 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.2%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 199.5 mg66.5%

Sodium 817.4 mg34.1%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g21.8%

Sugars 27.3 g

Protein 81 g162.6%

Vitamin A 42.3% Vitamin C 58%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 24.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Poached Chicken Breasts With Apples Recipe