Chicken with Spicy Cherry-Lime Pan Sauce

Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 20 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy


  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds thinly sliced boneless, skinless chicken breast cutlets
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup Smucker's® Natural Tart Cherry Fruit Spread
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Butter


  • Step 1

    HEAT oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Season both sides of chicken with salt and pepper. Cook chicken in hot oil, about 3 minutes per side, until well browned and internal temperature reaches 165°F. Remove from skillet.

  • Step 2

    ADD garlic to pan drippings. Cook over medium heat 15 seconds, stirring constantly.

  • Step 3

    STIR in chicken broth, fruit spread, lime juice and lime zest. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes or until thickened. Stir in jalapeno and butter until butter is melted. Return chicken and any juices to skillet, turning once to coat. Heat through.