Chicken with Pears and Honey Vinegar

Something Extra
Fall 2014

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Chicken with Pears and Honey Vinegar
Chicken with Pears and Honey Vinegar
2 tbsp. butter
1-1/4 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts flattened slightly if very thick
1 (15- oz.) can pear slices packed in juice or light syrup
3 tbsp. honey
3 tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
1 to 2 tbsp. fresh basil chopped
Prep time: 5 to 10 minutes,
Cook time: 15 minutes

Melt butter in a medium skillet. Add chicken
breasts; cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes
per side or until chicken is golden brown and
cooked through to an internal temperature of 165°
F. Remove from skillet and keep warm. While
chicken is cooking, drain juice from pears,
reserving 1/4 cup; cut each pear slice in half
lengthwise. Add pears, juice, honey and vinegar
to skillet; cook for a few minutes over medium heat
to reduce sauce slightly. Return chicken to skillet
and cook for 1 minute more, turning chicken once
to coat with sauce. Sprinkle with basil.

Makes 4 servings.
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The chicken was so flavorful and moist I will be making this again.

  Comment Number: 4605
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THis recipe is super easy and really yummy. I use fresh pears when they're in season.

  Comment Number: 4664
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