Chicken with Dried Cherries and Sour Cream Recipe

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Chicken with Dried Cherries and Sour Cream
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  1. Soak cherries in either brandy or sherry, set aside. Heat oven to 425x.
  2. Sprinkle salt and pepper, 1/2 teaspoon paprika and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon on chicken breasts, which have been sliced in half to make thin cutlets.
  3. Bake, for 10 to 15 minutes, until almost done .
  4. Cover with foil to keep warm.
  5. Melt butter in a skillet large enough to hold the chicken in one layer; add onions and cook 10 minutes.
  6. Add remaining paprika and cinnamon.
  7. Add stock and red wine. Cook on high heat until reduced.
  8. Add cherries and soaking liquid, and walnuts.
  9. Add the chicken to the sauce and heat through.
  10. Remove from the heat, and mix in the sour cream.
  11. Serve at once. Good with rice pilaf and green salad.
  12. NOTES : This is a very rich dish and a little goes a long way.
  13. Follow with a light dessert.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 802.29 Kcal (3359 kJ)
Calories from fat 234.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.04g 40%
Cholesterol 165.29mg 55%
Sodium 989.86mg 41%
Potassium 1034.84mg 22%
Total Carbs 28.91g 10%
Sugars 6.27g 25%
Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15%
Protein 54.47g 109%
Vitamin C 10.2mg 17%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Calcium 72.3mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 164.84 Kcal (690 kJ)
Calories from fat 48.15 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.35g 40%
Cholesterol 33.96mg 55%
Sodium 203.38mg 41%
Potassium 212.62mg 22%
Total Carbs 5.94g 10%
Sugars 1.29g 25%
Dietary Fiber 0.76g 15%
Protein 11.19g 109%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 17%
Iron 0.2mg 4%
Calcium 14.9mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.5
  • 15

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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