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Maple-Apple Chicken with mashed potatoes and carrots

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A comforting treat for the taste buds, combining the tartness of apples and the sweetness of maple. In addition to being high in protein and low in fat, this Maple-Apple chicken dish is sure to please the whole family!

Ingredients

  • 1 kg chicken breasts, boneless
  • 3 Spartan apples or your choice, peeled and quartered
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ½ cup (125 mL) sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 6 medium white potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) 2% milk
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) low-fat margarine
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste

Preparation

Maple-Apple Chicken

  1. In a non-stick pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Sear breasts for 1 minute on each side and then transfer to a plate.
  2. Add onions, apples and maple syrup. Return chicken breasts to pan.
  3. Heat over medium heat until it starts to boil slightly. Add broth and season to taste.
  4. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1 hour and make sure the chicken is cooked through before serving.

Vegetables

  1. Place potatoes and carrots in a pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Cook until tender. Drain.
  2. Using a potato masher, mash potatoes and carrots with milk and margarine. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Serve with a garden salad.

Did you like this Maple-Apple chicken recipe? Here’s another comforting fall recipe with chicken and apples; Apple-Flavored Braised Chicken.

Nutritional values per serving: 294 Calories, 35g Carbohydrates, 29g Proteins, 4g Fat, 1g Fibers

Author
Loan Hoang

Diplômée de l’Université Laval en février 2020, Loan travaille chez Nautilus Plus depuis février 2021 comme nutritionniste. Passionnée de nutrition et d’activité physique, elle est une fervente adepte de plein air et de voyages culinaires. Elle vous partage des recettes variées créées sur l’inspiration du moment à travers lesquelles elle insiste sur l’équilibre des saveurs. Ses recettes, testées et appréciées, ont l’avantage d’être simples et faciles à réaliser. Elles ont été conçues pour un mode de vie actif dans le cadre de saines habitudes de vie, visant la santé générale et une saine gestion du poids. En espérant que vous trouverez autant de plaisir qu’elle en a eu à les déguster et à les cuisiner!


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