Chicken with Brandied Fruit and Almonds
- Place each chicken piece between two pieces of plastic wrap. Pound lightly with the flat side of a meat mallet to 1/4-inch thickness. Remove plastic wrap. Combine flour, salt, and red pepper. Coat chicken pieces with flour mixture.
- Heat olive oil and butter or margarine in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink, turning once. Remove skillet from heat. Transfer chicken to a serving platter; cover and keep warm. Add nectarines, brandy, lemon juice, and water to the skillet. Return to heat and cook for 1 minute, stirring gently.
- To serve, spoon fruit mixture over chicken. Sprinkle with almonds. Garnish with oregano, if desired. Makes 4 servings.
From the Test Kitchen
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Nutrition Facts (Chicken with Brandied Fruit and Almonds)
- Per serving:
- 303 kcal ,
- 12 g fat
- (3 g sat. fat ,
- 67 mg chol. ,
- 217 mg sodium ,
- 19 g carb. ,
- 2 g fiber ,
- 24 g pro.