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Chicken in Cider Sauce With Bacon

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“Adapted from "Artisanal Gluten-Free Cooking," by Kelli Bronski and Peter Bronski (The Experiment, 2009). To ensure the dish is gluten free, use the brands in parentheses.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pound chicken breasts to 1/2 inch thickness, then season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cut onion into small dice.
  3. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat.
  4. Brown chicken, in batches, about 6 to 8 minutes, then turn and cook through, an additional 2 or 3 minutes, adding additional oil if needed; transfer to a plate.
  5. Wipe out skillet then add bacon and cook until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes; drain on paper toweling and crumble.
  6. Add onion to skillet and cook until softened, 6 to 8 minutes; stir in broth, cider, and brown sugar.
  7. Cook until sauce is slightly reduced and color darkens, about 5 minutes.
  8. Return chicken, turn to coat, add crumbled bacon and serve hot.

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