Chicken with Cider and Bacon Sauce

With ingredients like apple cider and bacon, chicken never sounded so good.

Chicken with Cider and Bacon Sauce

With ingredients like apple cider and bacon, chicken never sounded so good.

-Courtesy of Cooking Light Way to Cook, amazon.com

This delicious recipe is ready in under 30 minutes, and should be accompanied by broccoli and a combination of white and wild rice. Cooking Light Way to Cook features more recipes like this, plus techniques for quick and healthy cooking.

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:chicken with cider and bacon sauce

4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

1⁄4 teaspoon salt

1⁄4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 bacon slices, chopped

1⁄4 cup minced fresh onion

3⁄4 cup unsweetened apple cider

1⁄2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

Cooking Light Way to CookPreparation:

1. Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1⁄2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt and pepper.

2. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan. Add chicken to drippings in pan; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm.

3. Add onion to pan; sauté 2 minutes or until tender, stirring constantly. Add cider and broth; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Cook until broth mixture is reduced to 1⁄2 cup (about 5 minutes). Stir in cooked bacon; serve sauce over chicken.

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