Apple-Cranberry-Sage Chicken

Searching for something new to do with chicken breasts? Combine apples, cranberries and herbs in an easy baked chicken dinner.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2/3
cup grape jelly
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
large unpeeled red cooking apple, cut into 2-inch chunks
1
medium stalk celery, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup fresh or frozen (thawed) cranberries
3/4
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
teaspoon ground sage
3/4
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
2
tablespoons water
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In 1 1/2-quart saucepan, melt jelly and butter over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in apple, celery and cranberries; remove from heat.
  • 2 In shallow dish, mix Bisquick mix, sage and thyme. In another shallow dish, place water. Dip chicken into water, then coat with Bisquick mixture. Spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in skillet 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until coating is brown.
  • 3 Place chicken in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Spoon cranberry mixture over chicken. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).

Expert Tips

Stir in 2/3 cup pecan halves with the cranberries.

Like the flavor of baked apples? Use two apples instead of one in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
58g
58%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
31g
31%
),
Protein
33g
33%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.