Chicken with Cherry-Ginger Chutney


Ginger supplies the zing in this main-dish chicken recipe that also includes tart cherries, sweet apples, and crunchy walnuts.

Chicken with Cherry-Ginger Chutney
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 4 medium skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, each cut into 4 pieces

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ½ cup dried tart red cherries

  • 1 large apple, thinly sliced across fruit and seeded

  • cup coarsely chopped walnuts

  • 4 teaspoon packed brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoon cider vinegar


  1. Lightly sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon of the ginger.

  2. In skillet cook chicken in hot oil over medium heat 12 minutes (chicken is no longer pink). Transfer to serving platter; cover, keep warm. Add fruit and nuts to skillet; cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. For sauce, stir together brown sugar, 1/4 cup water, vinegar, and remaining ginger. Add to skillet; cook and stir 30 seconds. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

364 Calories
12g Fat
30g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 364
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 249mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 657mg 14%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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