Skillet Chicken With Apple, Thyme, And Corn Bread Dressing
|Boneless chicken breasts/Boneless chicken breasts||4 , skinless|
|Ground pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Dried thyme||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Onion||1 Medium, chopped|
|Celery rib||1 , chopped|
|Tart apple||1 , peeled and chopped|
|Chicken broth||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Corn bread||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
1. Preheat broiler. Use your hands to flatten chicken to an even thickness. Season with salt, pepper, and 1 teaspoon of thyme.
2. In a large frying pan with flameproof handle, melt 1 tablespoon of butter over medium heat. Add chicken and cook, turning once or twice, until white throughout, about 12 minutes. Remove to a plate.
3. Melt remaining butter in pan. Add onion, celery, and apple and cook over medium heat, stirring often, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon thyme, broth, and stuffing mix. Cook, stirring, until liquid is absorbed, about 30 seconds.
4. Return chicken to pan along with any juices that have accumulated on plate. Spoon stuffing on top of chicken. Place pan under broiler about 4 inches from heat. Broil until stuffing is lightly browned and crisped, 1 to 2 minutes.