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- 1 small
- 2/3 c
- cinnamon applesauce
- 1/4 c
- balsamic vinegar
- 1/2 tsp
- ground cardamom or 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
- 1 lb
- chicken tenders
- 2 tsp
- vegetable oil
How to Make BALSAMIC-GLAZED CHICKEN TENDERS
- 1Finely shred peel from orange & set aside. Juice orange. In medium saucepan, combine applesauce, vinegar, cardamom, juice from the orange and a 1/2 tsp. each salt & black pepper. Bring to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cover to keep warm.
- 2Season chicken lightly with salt & pepper. Heat oil in 12" nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken; cook until golden brown on bottom, about 4 minutes. Turn chicken and add 1/2 cup of the applesauce mixture to skillet. Cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until chicken is cooked through.
- 3To serve, top chicken with some of the applesauce mixture, orange peel, and fresh thyme if desired.
Pass remaining applesauce mixture.