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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Balsamic Chicken and Pears

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Category: Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 2 ts Vegetable oil
  • 4 sm Skinless boneless chicken
  • -breast halves; (about 1
  • -pound)
  • 2 Bosc pears; pared and cut
  • -into wedges, 8each
  • 1 c Chicken broth
  • 3 tb Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 ts Cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 ts Sugar
  • 1/4 c Dried cherries or raisins
  • Rosemary sprigs; for garnish


1. In nonstick 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 teaspoon
vegetable oil. Add chicken breasts and cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once,
until juices run clear when pierced with tip of knife. Remove chicken to

2. In same skillet, in 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, cook pear wedges until
lightly browned and tender.

3. In cup, mix chicken broth, balsamic vinegar, cornstarch, and sugar until
blended. Add chicken-broth mixture and dried cherries to skillet with
pears. Heat to boiling; boil 1 minute. Return chicken to skillet; heat
through. Garnish with rosemary to serve.

Each serving: About 235 calories, 27 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate, 4 g
total fat (1 g saturated), 69 mg cholesterol, 240 mg sodium.

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