Ingredients
  •  
    Nonstick cooking spray
  • 3/4  cup 
    buttermilk
  • 1   cup 
    coarsely crushed whole grain chips
  • 2   tablespoons 
    wheat bran
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    garlic powder
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 6   
    skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 2 pounds)
  • 1   tablespoon 
    butter or margarine
  • 1   
    large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1  8  ounce package 
    sliced fresh button mushrooms
  • 1/3  cup 
    chopped red onion
  • 1/4  cup 
    chicken broth
  • 2   
    medium apples and/or pears, chopped
  • 3/4  cup 
    mixed dried fruit bits
  • 2   tablespoons 
    packed brown sugar
  •  
    Italian (flat-leaf) parsley (optional)
Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly coat a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with cooking spray; set aside. Place buttermilk in a shallow dish. In another shallow dish combine crushed chips, wheat bran, garlic powder, and pepper. Dip chicken in buttermilk; coat top and sides of chicken with chip mixture. Place, uncoated sides down, in prepared baking pan. Spray tops of chicken lightly with cooking spray. Bake chicken, uncovered, for 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
2.
Meanwhile in a large skillet melt butter; add sweet potato, mushrooms, and onion. Cook and stir about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add broth. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Carefully stir in apple and/or pear, fruit bits, and brown sugar. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes more.
3.
Serve chicken with sweet potato mixture. If desired, garnish with parsley.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 427, Fat, total (g) 9, chol. (mg) 94, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 47, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 40, vit. A (IU) 4373, vit. C (mg) 5, sodium (mg) 289, Potassium (mg) 823, calcium (mg) 81, iron (mg) 2, Vegetables () 1, Fruit () 1, Starch () 3, Lean Meat () 5, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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