Hungarian baked chicken

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter
3 \N Skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into halves
\N \N Paprika
1 small Head green cabbage (about 1/2 lb.), cored and cut into

1 small head green cabbage (about ½ lb.), cored and cut into ½ inch-thick slices Salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 red cooking apples, cored and sliced 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 tsp. granulated sugar 1½ cups shredded Swiss cheese In a large skillet that has a cover, melt butter over medium heat.

Dust chicken lightly with paprika. Brown chicken on both sides in melted butter. Cover; reduce heat. Cook chicken 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, place cabbage slices on bottom of buttered 13-by-9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cover dish with aluminum foil. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven 20 minutes, or until cabbage is almost tender. Remove cabbage from oven; uncover. Arrange apple and onion over cabbage. Sprinkle with sugar. Place chicken pieces over top. Cover with foil. Bake an additional 25-30 minutes, or until cabbage and chicken are tender. Remove from oven; uncover.

Sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven just until cheese melts, about 5 minutes.

Yield: 6 servings, about 360 calories each.

Note: I substituted the following: Margarine for butter, Sweet-n-Low for sugar, and No-fat Swiss cheese for the regular cheese. - F.


Recipe by Louise Holloway, What's Cooking - St. Louis Post-Diapatch, Monday, Sept. 27, 1993

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