Pepper Apple Chicken

Pepper Apple Chicken

6 boneless chicken breasts
2 c apple juice
2 tbsp butter
2 large Granny Smith apples
1 tbsp black pepper
1/2 c brown sugar
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tbsp of nutmeg
1 tbsp cornstarch
1/4 c water

Wash chicken and dry thoroughly. Allow chicken to soak in apple juice for two hours in refrigerator. Remove chicken from apple juice (save juice).

In a skillet, melt butter. Add chicken, reduce heat from high to medium. Peel and core apples, slice as thin as possible. Turn chicken once after browned; then add apple slices. Spread evenly.

Cover and allow to simmer until other side is browned. Add apple juice, nutmeg, brown sugar, cinnamon and pepper. Stir thoroughly and cover.

Simmer 20-25 minutes. Mix cornstarch in water.

When mixture starts to bubble, add cornstarch. Stir until thick. Serve hot.

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