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Wednesday, December 12 2012

For a healthy and delicious recipe, try this combination of chicken thighs and tangy cranberry sauce.


Roasted Cranberry Chicken
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
     small  chicken thighs (2 to 2-1/4 lb.), skinned
    3/4  cup  low-calorie cranberry juice
    3/4  cup  fresh cranberries
     sprigs  fresh thyme
     tsp.  packed brown sugar
        Fresh thyme leaves
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat extra-large ovenproof skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat. Sprinkle 1/4 tsp. each salt and pepper on chicken. In hot skillet cook, meaty sides down, 5 minutes, turning once, until well-browned on both sides. Transfer skillet to oven. Roast, uncovered, 20 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink (180 degrees F).
Meanwhile, in saucepan combine juice, berries, thyme sprigs, brown sugar, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Bring to boiling. Simmer, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes, until slightly thickened. Discard thyme sprigs. Serve chicken with sauce. Sprinkle thyme leaves. Makes 4 servings.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 187, Total Fat 5 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat 1 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 107 mg, Sodium 383 mg, Carbohydrate 9 g, Total Sugar 7 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 26 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 28%, Calcium 2%, Iron 8%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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