Apple chicken

There’s probably a million different ways to make chicken, but somehow it’s easy to end up doing it the same way you’ve always done it. So, here is a twist you have to try, we’ve added apple! 

This one can be made year round, but like all fruit and vegetables, they are the absolute best when they’re in season.

What you need: 

  • Chicken breast (about 0,5-1 per person depending on size)
  • 1-2 Apples (depending on size)
  • 1-2 tsp honey
  • Chili explosion spice any other chili spice
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh Rosemary 

What to do:

  • Turn on the oven to 180°C or 365°F
  • Chop up the apple into wedges
  • Clean the rosemary 
  • Heat up the pan and add some Coconut non-stick cooking spray (or another non-stick spray)
  • Put the chicken in the pan
  • Add the honey and spices to the chicken
  • Add the rosemary and apples
  • Cook the chicken on both sides
  • Put the chicken with the apples and rosemary in an ovenproof dish and Insert a thermometer in one of the chicken breasts
  • When the chicken is at about 68°C or 155°F it’s done

How do you know when the chicken is done? 

Remember when you cook chicken it must be cooked all the way through, therefore we always use a thermometer. The thermometer should be at 68°C (153-155°F) when you take it out, if you let it rest a little in can increase to about 70°C (158°F), that’s ok, but if it’s above it can quickly become dry. Remember that if the files/ pieces of chicken are small the temperature will raise faster when it comes out of the oven. A good test to see if the chicken is finished is to make a small cut, if the juice is see through, then it is ok, if the juice is red (has blood in it) it is not done and the chicken needs more time in the oven or pan. 

How to serve:

Apple chicken is perfect to serve with hasselback sweet potato or baked sweet potato! It can of course also be served with other sides, a pomegranate salad with fresh vegetables is also delicious.

Good luck and enjoy!

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