Filed Under: Side, simmer, thai, Under 20 Mins, Vegetables

Sweet & Sour Apple Honey Chicken

This simple recipe is quick and delicious. The sauce is also great with roasted pork tenderloin

April 8th, 2012

Recipe by Karen Barnaby
Food styling by Claire Stubbs
Prop styling by Jane Hardin

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
  • 4 5-oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups thinly sliced red pepper
  • 2 green onions, cut in half lengthwise, then cut into 1½-inch lengths
  1. In a bowl, season chicken breasts with salt and pepper and toss with oil.

  2. In a heavy 10-inch skillet over high heat, sear chicken until lightly browned, about 2 minutes per side.

  3. In a bowl, combine applesauce, water, honey and salt. Add to skillet and bring to a boil.

  4. Stir in red pepper, cover and turn down heat to simmer. Cook for approximately 15 minutes, turning chicken breasts over once. The sauce should be thick. If not, remove cooked chicken and continue cooking sauce over high heat until thickened. Stir in green onions and serve.

Nutrients Per Serving

289 calories, 4 g fat, 33 g protein, 32 g carbs, 3 g fibre, 294 mg sodium. Excellent source of vitamins A and B6. Good source of folate.

Sweet & Sour Apple Honey Chicken
Photography by Douglas Bradshaw

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.