Andrea's wine pick: The chicken's zesty mustard and apple flavors call for a bone-dry Alsace Riesling. Look for Leon Beyer 2004 (around $17).Adding fruit, like apples, to a main dish is a good way to sweeten it up and give it extra nutrients like fiber and vitamin C.

Kathy Kingsley


Credit: Yunhee Kim; Styling: Molly Fitzsimons/Big Leo Productions

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10 mins
19 mins
29 mins
Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast and 1/2 cup apple-spinach mixture)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper, and add to skillet. Cook 5-6 minutes on each side or until well browned. Remove to plate, and keep warm.

  • Add next 4 ingredients (through apple slices) to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer, stirring often, 5 minutes. Return chicken and juices to pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens and the chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes.

  • Add spinach to pan, and toss until wilted, about 1 minute. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

202 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 2g; protein 27g; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 67mg; iron 2mg; sodium 238mg; calcium 46mg.