Chicken With Apples

Chicken With Apples

Time: 30 mins


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 apple, cored and sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter, real butter gives more flavor
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup white wine or 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon thyme


  • 1 Pan fry chicken in half of the butter just until no longer pink in the middle, turning once to ensure both sides are browned.
  • 2 Remove chicken from pan and keep in a warm place or cover with foil.
  • 3 Core and slice apples as desired. I like to use my apple slicer- looks like a wagon wheel with handles- and then slice each lengthwise to make them thinner. To peel or not to peel- hehehehe- up to you. Likewise, red or green- the choice is yours. I like peel on and red for color!
  • 4 Add the rest of the butter, apples and thyme and fry until apples are as crisp or tender as you like.
  • 5 Pour apples over chicken and keep warm.
  • 6 Deglaze the pan with wine, cider or juice scraping all the yummy bits off the bottom.
  • 7 Add the cream- could use reduced fat sour cream or reduced fat or nonfat yogurt to reduce fat/calories. Yogurt will and a nice \u2018tang\u2019 to the sauce.
  • 8 Cook until slightly thickened.
  • 9 Return the chicken and apple mixture to the pan to make sure apples and chicken are nice and warm.
  • 10 When you are satisfied with the temperature of the dish, serve and enjoy!
  • 11 Experiment with your favorite herbs and seasonings- I have not tried this but I think a pinch of cinnamon might be really yummy here or maybe some nutmeg -- hmm --.
  • 12 Let me know what you think.

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