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Hard Apple Cider Glazed Chicken Kale Salad


PREP TIME: 10min COOK TIME: 40min
Serves 4

PREP TIME: 10min COOK TIME: 40min
Serves 4

  • 470
  • 35g
  • 500mg
  • 4.5g
    Sat. Fat
  • 17g
  • nutritional information


2 (12 oz.) bottles Hard Apple Cider

2 tbsp. brown sugar

1 tbsp. olive oil

1/2 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. black pepper

2 tbsp. unsalted butter

2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 12ths

1 tbsp. coarse grain mustard

4 cup thinly shredded kale

Step 1


In a medium saucepan combine 1 bottle of hard apple cider and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar. Boil for about 15 minutes until reduced to ¼ cup.

Step 2


Brush the chicken breasts with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper. Heat a grill or grill pan over medium low heat. Place the chicken breasts on the grill and cook for 5 to 6 minutes per side. Baste with hard apple cider glaze during the last 5 minutes of grilling, being careful not to burn the glaze. Chicken is done when a meat thermometer inserted in the center reaches 170°F. Remove from grill and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Step 3


In a medium skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the apple slices and sauté for 5 to 8 minutes until browned. Transfer the cooked apples to a bowl and keep warm. Add the remaining bottle of hard apple cider to the skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes until dressing is reduced to about ½ cup. Remove from heat and swirl in the mustard.

Step 4


Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and slice into serving pieces. Divide the kale between 4 plates. Top with slices of chicken and apples. Pour the warm apple dressing over all and serve.

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Hard Apple Cider Glazed Chicken Kale Salad

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Enjoy the complex flavors of hard apple cider, mustard and brown sugar in this glazed chicken and kale salad. Serve with freshly made warm apple dressing. Serves 4