Rating: 4 stars
8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
  • 8 Ratings

Soak cinnamon-coated apples in cider and a splash of brandy then top on tender chicken for the perfect comforting fall dinner.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

Gallery

Credit: Scott Little

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
1 hr 5 mins
total:
1 hr 25 mins
Servings:
6
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet, heat half of the oil and half of the butter over medium heat until bubbly. Add apples; sauté for 5 to 8 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a platter; set aside.

    Advertisement
  • Increase heat to medium-high. Add remaining oil and butter to skillet. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add half of chicken to skillet; cook about 5 minutes per side or until golden brown. Transfer chicken to platter with apples. Repeat with remaining chicken. Wipe out skillet. Return all chicken to skillet.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together cider, brandy, and cinnamon; add to skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes, turning chicken halfway through cooking. Add apples to skillet; cover and cook about 20 minutes or until apples are tender and chicken is no longer pink (170°F in breasts, 180°F in thighs and drumsticks). Transfer chicken and apples to a serving platter; keep warm.

  • Bring liquid in skillet to a boil. Boil gently until it barely coats bottom of skillet. Remove from heat; whisk in sour cream until well blended. Return chicken and apples to skillet. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

354 calories; fat 17g; cholesterol 84mg; carbohydrates 20g; protein 25g; sodium 455mg.
Advertisement