Maple-Glazed Chicken with Apple-Brussel Sprout Slaw

Dinner in 20 minutes?  You got it.  Don’t be scared of brussel sprouts – when cooked correctly and with apples, they become sweet and delicious.  Recipe serves 4.

What you’ll need:

  • 8 (2-ounce) chicken cutlets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 8 ounces brussel sprouts
  • 1/4 cup raisins (or dried cherries or dried cranberries)
  • 1 medium Fuji apple (cut into thin slices)

What you’ll do:

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Sprinkle the chicken evenly with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of oil to the pan and swirl to coat.
  • Add the chicken and cook 3 minutes per side or until done.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and keep warm.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar and maple syrup to the pan; bring to a boil.
  • Cook 1 minute.
  • Add the chicken back to the pan.
  • Cut the brussels in half lengthwise and then thinly slice.
  • Combine the brussels with 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • Add the apples and dried fruit.
  • Serve alongside chicken.

Recipe and image from Cooking Light.

So what are you waiting for….Get dinner on the table!


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