Chicken Breasts with Apple Cream Sauce

Apple Cider Chicken Breasts

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Apple Cider Chicken Breasts

Chicken Breasts with Apple Cream Sauce

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 2 cups Apple cider
  • 3 tbsp Butter - divided
  • 4 Boneless, skinless chicken breasts, pounded slightly
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 2 tsp Garlic salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups Chicken stock
  • 2 Apples - thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup Heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp Fresh chopped thyme or Italian parsley, plus more for garnish


  • Heat cider in a saucepan and let simmer for about 10 minutes until it reduces down to about 1 cup.
  • Dredge chicken breasts lightly in flour and season with garlic salt and pepper.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet and brown chicken breasts for 4 to 6 minutes on each side.
  • Remove chicken to a plate.
  • Add remaining butter to the same skillet and apples.
  • Cook apples for 2 to 4 minutes until they just start to soften.
  • Remove apples to a plate or bowl.
  • Cover to keep them warm.
  • Add chicken stock and reduced cider to the skillet.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring to scrape up brown bits at the bottom of the pan.
  • Turn down heat a bit and whisk in mustard and heavy cream.
  • Add chicken back to the pan to warm and cook through.
  • Stir in thyme or parsley.
  • Serve chicken with the cider cream sauce and warm apples over the top.
  • Garnish with a little extra thyme or parsley.
  • Great served with hot cooked rice.


Calories: 571kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 1507mg | Potassium: 1163mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 689IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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