Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This dish is a hit with my family and friends. Easy and quick to prepare. Kids love it.


  1. Heat a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat; season chicken breast with salt and pepper; brown chicken on both sides, about 3 minutes per side; remove chicken to plate and keep warm.
  2. Add apples and shallots to the skillet; cook until apples begin to soften, about 2 minutes; add thyme, salt and a generous grinding of pepper, cook 1 minute; Pour in chicken broth and cider and cook over high heat until the liquid has reduced by half, about 5 minutes.
  3. Return chicken breast to the skillet, nestling them in among the apples; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until chicken is no longer pink in the middle, about 8 minutes.


Most Helpful

Lovely dish! I used sweet onions and diced my chicken into fairly large pieces. I also left my apples un-peeled, and doubled the sauce to thicken into a gravy, which served nicely over rice.

yogiclarebear October 23, 2010

I made this with pork chops and it was DELISH! The only thing - I cut it in half since I'm only one person and when all was said and done there was no sauce left to speak of. A shame since I'd planned to put it on mashed potatoes.

kmm0630 February 02, 2009

Delightful recipe - The chicken was moist and loaded with flavor. I took the liberty of adding a few prunes (I love prunes & apples together) and they went well with the chicken Thanks Barb for giving me a very enjoyable dinner.

Bergy November 22, 2008

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