Chicken with Fresh Pears and Honey Vinegar

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Chicken with Fresh Pears and Honey Vinegar

Chicken with Fresh Pears and Honey Vinegar
2 tbsp. butter
1¼ lbs. Raley's boneless, skinless chicken breasts, flattened slightly if very thick
Salt to taste
Freshly ground pepper to taste
2 large Bartlett pears, peeled, cored and sliced into eighths*
1/4 cup honey
3 tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp. fresh basil chopped

 Prep: 10 minutes, Cook: 15 to 20 minutes, Serves: 4

1. Melt butter in a medium skillet. Season chicken with salt and pepper; 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.

2. In the same skillet, cook pears, honey and vinegar over medium heat, stirring frequently until pears are warmed through and sauce is thickened and syrupy.

3. Return chicken to skillet and cook for 1 minute more, turning chicken once to coat with sauce. Sprinkle with basil.

*You can substitute 1 (15 –oz.) can pear slices packed in juice or light syrup.

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Nutritional Information:
290 calories, 32 g protein, 3.5 g total fat (1 g sat.), 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g sugar, 85 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 6 points


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