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Maple Cranberry Chicken Breasts with Rice and Broccoli

Maple Cranberry Chicken Breasts with Rice and Broccoli
YIELDS
6 servings

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Ingredients

tsp butter
2
tsp prepared garlic
¼
cup flour
tsp salt
tsp pepper
tsp rosemary leaves
4
boneless, skinless chicken breasts(675g)
3
green onions, cut
10
mushrooms, sliced
½
cup maple syrup
2
Tbsp apple cider vinegar
2
Tbsp water
¼
cup dried cranberries
5
cup frozen broccoli florets (450g)
½
tsp Mrs. Dash Table Blend seasoning
1 ½
cup basmati or white rice
3
cup water
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Directions

Step 1

Melt butter in frying pan on medium heat.

Step 2

Add garlic.

Step 3

Place flour, salt, pepper and rosemary in a bowl or plastic bag.

Step 4

Coat chicken pieces in flour mixture and brown in pan on both sides.

Step 5

Add green onions and mushrooms to pan

Step 6

Mix together maple syrup, vinegar and water.

Step 7

Pour over chicken once chicken is browned.

Step 8

Sprinkle cranberries around chicken pieces.

Step 9

Reduce heat to a high simmer for 20 minutes. (Check chicken frequently to make sure the liquid isn’t evaporating too much. Add a little water at a time if it is. It should be a little saucy)

Step 10

Place broccoli in a microwave-safe pot. Cover and microwave at high for 5 minutes. Remove from microwave, stir in spice and let stand.

Step 11

Reheat broccoli an additional 2 minutes when rice and chicken are done.

Step 12

Combine rice and water in a microwave-safe pot or casserole.

Step 13

Cover and let stand in microwave until timer rings for chicken.

Step 14

When timer rings, reduce heat for chicken to a low simmer.

Step 15

Microwave rice at high for 10 minutes, then at medium for 10 minutes.

Step 16

When timer rings for rice both the chicken and rice are ready. Remove rice from microwave and let stand while you set the table.

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