Double Apple Chicken

By Beth Anderson on July 17, 2017 at 2:48pm

Cooking with Mary 7/12/17

1/3 cup apple butter
1/2 tsp lemon peel (finely shredded)
3 TBSP melted butter
3/4 tsp apple pie spice
3/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves (1 1/4 pounds)
2 medium apples, cored and cut into 1/2 inch thick rings

In medium bowl, combine apple butter, lemon peel, and 1 TBSP of the lemon juice. Set aside. In another bowl, combine the remaining 2 TBSP of lemon juice, melted butter and 1/4 tsp apple pie spice. Set aside. Combine salt, remaining apple pie spice and cayenne pepper. Sprinkle evenly onto chicken breast halves. Prepare grill.Place chicken on grill rack and brush with apple butter mixture. Cover and grill on medium heat for 5 minutes. Turn chicken over and brush again. Discard any remaining apple butter mixture. Brush apple slices with lemon butter. Place slices on grill rack and grill 10 to 13 minutes until chicken is no longer pink and apple slices are tender, turning once. Brush with remaining lemon butter. Serve on each of 4 dinner plates.