Cranberry Chicken

Golden brown chicken sautéed with a mixture of cranberries, brown sugar, cinnamon and cloves. Sweet, savory with a hint of spice. Goes great with sugar snap peas and mashed potatoes.
Golden brown chicken sautéed with a mixture of cranberries, brown sugar, cinnamon and cloves. Sweet, savory with a hint of spice. Goes great with sugar snap peas and mashed potatoes.

Cranberry Chicken

Prep Time
10

MINUTES

10 minutes
Cook Time
30

MINUTES

30 minutes
Serves
8

Calories
340

  • Calories340
  • Total Fat10 g
  • Cholesterol104 mg
  • Sodium394 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate26 g
  • Protein36 g

Ingredients

  • 8

  • 1/3 cup flour, plus 1 tablespoon flour

  • 1-1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

  • 3 tablespoon butter

  • 1-1/2 cup cranberries, whole; fresh or frozen

  • 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

  • 3/4 cup water

  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice

  • 1/4 teaspoon clove

  • 2 tablespoon cider vinegar

Cooking Instructions

  • Combine flour, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Coat chicken with flour.
  • Melt butter in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken. Cook, turning once, to brown on both sides. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  • Add cranberries, brown sugar, water, spices and 1/4 teaspoon salt to pan drippings. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a full boil.
  • Whisk 1 tablespoon flour into vinegar, then whisk into pan. Continue to whisk until sauce thickens and comes to a full boil. Boil 1 minute, then reduce heat to low. Return chicken to skillet. Cook, turning once, 10 to 15 minutes or until chicken is done (internal temp 180°F).

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