A Heart Healthy Meal for your ValentinePosted: Updated:
Sr. Executive Chef Jaime Palenque of Banner Thunderbird Medical Center shows Tess and Ryan how to make a delicious Valentine's meal that's good for your heart as well.
Chef Palenque's recipe for Sautéed Chicken Breast with Apples
6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 onion, sliced
1 can (10 ounces) condensed chicken broth
3 tablespoons apple brandy, cider, or apple juice
3 McIntosh apples, cored and sliced
6 to 8 artichoke hearts, cut in half
Pinch of ground cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and pepper
Minced fresh dill and parsley
Spray a large, non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Brown chicken breasts on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside. Stir in sliced onion, apples, artichokes, broth, juice and spices. Cook 3 minutes. Spread chicken breasts in skillet; arrange apples, onion, and artichokes on top. Simmer covered, about 10 minutes or until chicken is tender and heated through. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Garnish with fresh parsley or dill and apple slices before serving.