BRAISED CHICKEN and APPLES
Preparation Time Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time Cook Time: 40 Minutes Serves Serves: 4 Cut:

BRAISED CHICKEN and APPLES

Ingredients

4-6 tart apples
2 large carrots, peeled
1 onions, chopped
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/3 cup apple brandy (optional) eg Calvados
1 cup chicken broth
1 tsp dried thyme
salt and pepper to taste
juice of 1/2 a small lemon
2 tsps cornstarch
2 tsps water

Preparation

Peel, core and slice apples.  Thinly slice carrots and dice onions.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.  Brown chicken breasts on both sides (about 2 minutes per side).

Add in apples, carrots and onion.

Mix apple brandy, chicken broth and thyme.  Pour over chicken.  Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30-40 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper.  Stir in lemon juice.

Mix cornstarch in water and add to the skillet, stirring constantly until thickened.

Serve with rice.