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Worried that your chicken breasts are always dry and boring? No longer. These fork-tender Apple Cider Braised Chicken Breasts with Sweet Potatoes and Gingersnaps are anything but dry and boring! - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Apple Cider Braised Chicken Breasts with Sweet Potatoes and Gingersnaps
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time
4 hrs 40 mins
 
Worried that your chicken breasts are always dry and boring? No longer. These fork-tender Apple Cider Braised Chicken Breasts with Sweet Potatoes and Gingersnaps are anything but dry and boring! 
Course: Main Course - Poultry
Cuisine: German Inspired
Keyword: Apple Cider Braised Chicken Breasts, Braised Chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 170 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • 6 large chicken breasts boneless
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil or other light colored oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder or to taste
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 3 cups apple cider
  • 5 medium sweet potatoes peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 12 gingersnap cookies
Instructions
  1. Season the chicken breasts on both sides with the salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

  2. Add the oil to a large Dutch oven and brown the chicken very well on both sides on medium/high heat, working in batches, if needed.

  3. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.

  4. Add the sliced onion to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally for 3-4 minutes.

  5. Reduce the heat to medium and add 1 cup of the apple cider to the pan with the onion, making sure to scrape up all the browned bits from the bottom of the pan (deglazing).

  6. Add the browned chicken back to the pan. Cover and place in a preheated 300-degree oven for 2 hours.

  7. After 2 hours, remove the pan from the oven and add in the prepared sweet potatoes. Return the pan to the oven for an additional 70-90 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork tender.

  8. Remove the pan from the oven and add in the gingersnaps. Return the pan to the oven for an additional 20 minutes.

  9. To serve, spoon the sauce, potatoes and softened gingersnaps over the chicken breasts.

  10. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment;

Dutch oven, tongs, potato peeler, chef's knife, cutting board, measuring cups and measuring spoons, wooden spoon.

Nutrition Facts
Apple Cider Braised Chicken Breasts with Sweet Potatoes and Gingersnaps
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Sodium 853mg37%
Potassium 220mg6%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Vitamin C 2.9mg4%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.