Poached Chicken Breasts with Apples

Tarragon and apple flavor this heart-healthy chicken recipe.

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  • 1/2 cup apple juice or apple cider
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed
  • dash of pepper
  • 4 small (12 ounces total) boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 medium apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
In a 10-inch skillet combine apple juice, bouillon granules, garlic, tarragon, and pepper. Bring to boiling. Add chicken breasts; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 7 minutes.
Turn chicken over; add apple slices and green onions. Cover and simmer 4 to 5 minutes more or until chicken is tender and no longer pink.
With a slotted spoon remove chicken and apples; keep warm. Reserve cooking liquid.
In a small bowl stir together the water and cornstarch. Stir into liquid in skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Spoon over chicken and apples. Makes 4 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 182, Fat, total (g) 3, chol. (mg) 72, carb. (g) 10, pro. (g) 27, sodium (mg) 111, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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