Maple-dill chicken breasts



5 min


2 to 4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 15 minutes


  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine , or apple juice
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill , or 1 tsp dried dill


  • Trim any fat from chicken. Melt butter in a large frying pan set over medium-high heat. When bubbly, add chicken. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until golden brown, from 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  • Pour wine and maple syrup into pan around chicken. Using a wooden spoon, scrape up any brown bits from bottom of pan. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Continue to cook chicken, turning halfway through, until it feels springy when pressed, from 8 to 10 more minutes. Remove chicken to a serving platter. Cover with a tent of foil to keep warm. Stir dill into sauce in pan. Increase heat to medium-high and boil sauce, stirring constantly, until it thickens slightly, from 2 to 3 minutes. Pour sauce over chicken and serve immediately. Delicious with green beans and mashed potatoes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 201,
  • Protein
  • 30.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.6 g,
  • Fat
  • 4.1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 240 mg.

Maple syrup and flecks of dill lend a sweet but fresh touch to this quick, sautéed chicken dinner.