Chicken with Cider and Bacon Sauce
With ingredients like apple cider and bacon, chicken never sounded so good.
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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
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
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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