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Chicken Breasts with Cherry Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Breasts with cherry sauce recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Breasts with cherry sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lucyhully

Makes 6 servings



chicken breasts with cherry sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Breasts with cherry sauce

36 oz. boneless skinless chicken breast
2 T olive oil
4 T chopped shallots
1 1/2 c chicken broth
4 T balsamic vinegar
4 oz. tart cherries (dried fruit)

Recipe Directions for Chicken Breasts with cherry sauce

  1. pound 6 6 oz chicken breasts to 1/2 inch thickness

  2. season the chicken with salt and pepper and cook the meat in 1.5 T of the oil until no longer pink inside-about 5 min. each side

  3. transfer the meat to a plate and tent with foil

  4. Add the remaining oil to the pan and saute the shallots until they begin to soften- about 3 minutes

  5. Add the chicken broth, balsamic vinegar, and the cherries and cook until the liquid is reduced by half (5 minutes or more). Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Pour the sauce over the chicken breasts and serve

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 270.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
401
Calories from Fat
157
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.5g
27%
Saturated Fat
4.2g
21%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
151mg
50%
Sodium
342mg
14%
Potassium
514mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
6.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
50.7g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 3% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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