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Smoky Chicken Breast Fillets and Apples

No recipe image available.Chicken breast fillets are rubbed with liquid smoke, seasoned with aromatic spices and sautéed in clarified butter with sliced apples.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 broiler-fryer chicken skinless, boneless breast fillets
1 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke - divided use
1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon mace
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 tablespoons clarified butter
3 cooking apples, peeled, sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Rub each chicken breast fillet with 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke.
  2. In small bowl, mix together poultry seasoning, salt, mace, nutmeg, dry mustard and pepper; sprinkle on both sides of chicken and let sit about 5 minutes.*
  3. In 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium temperature, pour clarified butter and heat about 2 minutes. Add seasoned chicken fillets and cook about 5 minutes.
  4. Turn chicken and add apples, arranging so they touch bottom and sides of pan and lie on top of chicken; cook 5 minutes more.
  5. Rearrange so that chicken is on top of apples; cook about 4 minutes more or until chicken and apples are tender.

Makes 6 servings.

*Chicken may be seasoned and refrigerated for later cooking, if desired.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.