photo by jakescreations
This is a recipe I tore out of a copy of my mom’s Good Housekeeping, that is a sweet and super easy twist on regular chicken that Michael and I both really like.
(See, we do eat some meat!)
Maple-Walnut Chicken Recipe
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. packed fresh thyme leaves (I used dried)
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
½ c. walnuts
5 Tbsp. cider vinegar
3 Tbsp. maple syrup
1. Rub chicken breasts with oil, then rub with thyme, salt and pepper. Let stand.
2. Toast walnuts in skillet on medium-heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until golden and fragrant, stirring occasionally. Transfer walnuts to dish, do not remove skillet from heat.
3. Add chicken to same skillet; cook 12 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer chicken to clean plate; do not remove skillet from heat.
4. To same skillet, add vinegar and cook 1 minute, stirring. Add syrup and ½ cup water; simmer 6 to 7 minutes or until mixture has thickened, stirring occasionally.
5. Add chicken back into sauce, and spoon walnuts over. Once re-warmed, remove chicken and drizzle extra maple sauce over dish.
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