Chicken Thighs With Honeyed Apples

Chicken Thighs With Honeyed Apples

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Simple chicken recipes are perfect for any day of the week. Chicken Thighs With Honeyed Apples has a wonderful chunky flavorful sauce that makes a great addition to this simple skillet dish. Enjoy this salty and sweet masterpiece.


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  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 apples, peeled cored, and cut into 1/2 inch thick wedges
  • 1/2 cup shallots, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 apple cider
  • 2 sprigs of fresh sage


  1. Sprinkle chicken thighs with salt and pepper. Heat canola oil, in large frying pan, over medium heat. Cook chicken about 8 to 10 minutes, turning over once. Transfer chicken to a plate.
  2. Add honey, apples and shallots to the pan and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until apples are browned, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add broth, cider, sage and de-glaze the pan by boiling and scraping up any brown bits, for 1 minute.
  4. Return chicken to the pan. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until chicken is cooked through about 15 minutes.
  5. Remove chicken thighs and keep warm. Boil sauce for a few minutes until sauce is slightly reduced. Place chicken pieces on platter, garnish with fresh sage. Pour sauce into serving dish and pass with chicken.

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