Apple – Thyme Chicken


Recipe courtesy of for Diabetes Awareness Month

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Apple – Thyme Chicken


  • 4 large boneless skinless breasts (about 2 lbs.)
  • butter flavored cooking spray
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium Granny Smith apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 minced shallot
  • 1 Tbs fresh thyme leaves
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly spray 9×13? dish with cooking spray.
  2. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place in a single layer in the prepared dish.
  3. Arrange apple slices over and around chicken. Sprinkle with shallot and thyme; pour balsamic vinegar on top.
  4. Bake for 20-30 minutes, until chicken is opaque throughout; cut to test.
  5. Arrange chicken on platter and spoon apples and juices on top. Garnish with fresh thyme, if desired. Serve immediately.
  6. Cooking Tips:
  7. *1 teaspoon dried thyme may be substituted for 1 tablespoon fresh.
  8. **Pounding out the chicken breasts so that they’re a bit more even in thickness assures more even cooking.

Yield: 2

Cholesterol: 131mg

Food energy: 270 cal

Total fat: 3g

Calories from fat: 27 cal

Carbohydrate: 5.7g

Protein per serving: 52.5g

Total dietary fiber: 0.75g

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