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Chicken & Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Sauce C/O Cooking light

By: Kristi Goode


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts

  • 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 3/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided (certified gluten-free if necessary)

  • 1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider

  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain Dijon mustard (certified gluten-free if necessary)

  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • 12 ounces Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved


Preheat oven to 450°F.

Heat a large ovenproof skillet over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper; add to pan. Cook 3 minutes or until browned. Turn chicken; place pan in oven. Bake at 450° for 9 minutes or until done. Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. Heat pan over medium-high heat. Add 1/2 cup broth and cider; bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 4 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in mustard, 1 tablespoon butter, and parsley.

Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil and 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add Brussels sprouts; sauté 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 cup broth to pan; cover and cook 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Serve sprouts with chicken and sauce.

Nutrition Information:

Serves: 4

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast half + 2/3 cup Brussels sprouts + 2 tablespoons sauce

Per serving: Calories: 350; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 114mg; Sodium: 604mg; Carbohydrate: 11g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 42g

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