French Style Chicken with Apples

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French Style Chicken with Apples

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 6


    • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    • 1 onion, sliced
    • 3 Empire apples, cored and sliced, divided
    • 8 artichoke hearts, cut in half
    • 1 10-oz can low-sodium chicken broth
    • 3 Tbsp apple cider or apple juice
    • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
    • 1/8 tsp salt
    • 1/8 tsp pepper
    • minced fresh dill or parsley


Spray a large, non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Brown chicken breasts on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside. Stir in sliced onion, most of the apple slices, artichokes, broth, juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cook 3 minutes.

Spread chicken breasts in skillet; arrange apple, onion, and artichoke mixture on top. Simmer covered, about 10 minutes or until chicken is tender and heated through. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Garnish with fresh parsley or dill and reserved apple slices before serving.

Nutrition Facts
French Style Chicken with Apples
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 60
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 15g
Protein 10g  
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 2%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 1
Fruit 1
Vegetable 1
Milk 0
Fat 1
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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