Caramelized Cranberry Chicken

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Geema

This recipe was a Southern Living grand prize winner in 1998 by Janice Elder of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Top Review by KelBel

Wonderful simple dinner. Used marsala wine instead of sherry. Served with rice pilaf and beets. Thanks Geema!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a large zip lock bag and add the chicken. Seal and chill at least 1 hour.
  2. Cook brown sugar and sesame oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat, stirring constantly, for 4 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade, but save it for making the sauce.
  4. Add chicken to the sesame oil and brown sugar mixure in the skillet, cooking 3 minutes on each side.
  5. Add marinade to the skillet, onion and cranberries. Cook, stirring and turning the chicken often for about 10 more minutes.
  6. Remove the chicken and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  7. Slice and serve with the cranberry mixture, sprinkling with sesame seeds and green onions.

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