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Sautéed Chicken With Sweet Potatoes and Pears

Sauteed Chicken With Sweet Potatoes and Pears
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  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle the chicken with ⅛ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.
  2. Sauté the chicken until cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes per side. Remove from skillet, cover, and set aside.
  3. Add the sweet potato and ½ cup water to the skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the pear and cook for 5 more minutes or until the potato is tender.
  5. Transfer to a bowl. Toss with the vinegar, mustard, tarragon, ⅛ teaspoon each salt and pepper, and 3 tablespoons of water.
  6. Divide the chicken among 4 plates. Spoon the vegetables over each entrée.
By April, 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 339
  • Calcium 45mg
  • Carbohydrate 16g
  • Cholesterol 110mg
  • Fat 12g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Protein 41mg
  • Sat Fat 2g
  • Sodium 288mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

This hearty dish is also delicious made with an apple in place of the pear or with pork tenderloin in place of the chicken.

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