Chicken with Blackberry Sauce

Chicken With Blackberry Sauce

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Marion Wilting

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@MiaInGermany

I made this up one midday when I had blackberries which had to be used. Try the sauce before serving and adjust sweetness/tartness/saltiness to your taste. It's gluten free if using tamari in place of regular soy sauce.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    chicken breast filets
  • 1/2
    lemon
  • 1/3 c
    blackberries
  • 1 Tbsp
    honey
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
    almond butter
  • 1 tsp
    maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce (tamari for gluten free)
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar

How to Make Chicken with Blackberry Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Zest and juice 1/2 lemon, set aside.
    In a cup, combine 1 T honey, 1 T dijon mustard and 1 T almond butter.
  2. In a skillet, heat some oil and fry the chicken breast filets from both sides until brown, season with salt and pepper, then transfer to a plate and tightly cover with foil.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low, add blackberries, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar to the skillet, fry for some seconds, then deglaze with about 1/8 cup water.
  4. Add soy sauce, maple syrup and lemon peel, let simmer until berries become soft and liquid has mostly evaporated, then add another 1/8 cup of water and the honey, dijon and almond butter paste. Add more water as needed to make a smooth sauce.
  5. Add chicken breast filets back to the skillet along with any juices that have formed on the plate, cover skillet and remove from heat.
  6. Let sit for two minutes, then serve.

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About Chicken with Blackberry Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: German
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free Dairy Free
Hashtag: #quick dinner




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