Meal Kit

Chicken Breast with Pecan-Sage Crema

and honey roasted Brussels sprouts

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Tree Nuts

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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Nutty pecan and herbaceous sage pull together to punch above their weight, giving this chicken breast an adornment it both deserves and delights in. Fresh Brussels get their own trimming, drizzled in honey and sugar sweetness, augmenting their roasted perfection. Clothes don't make the man, sauces and toppings don't make the dish, but, boy, you don't want either to leave home without 'em. Tip: Make quick work of mincing garlic by smashing the whole clove with the side of your chef's knife. Then rock the knife back and forth, keeping the tip steady by resting your other hand over the top.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 12 oz. Brussels Sprouts
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • 13 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Sage Sprig
  • Info
    ½ oz. Roasted Pecans
  • ½ fl. oz. Honey
  • Info
    1 oz. Sour Cream
  • Info
    2 tsp. Chicken Demi-Glace
  • 2 Garlic Cloves

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    483
  • Carbohydrates
    28g
  • Fat
    22g
  • Protein
    44g
  • Sodium
    1256mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using sirloin steaks, follow same instructions as chicken in Step 1. In Step 2, roast Brussels 12 minutes. Follow same instructions as chicken in Step 3 and 4, roasting until steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 7-9 minutes. Rest cooked steaks, 3 minutes.

  • If using pork chops, follow same instructions as chicken in Step 1. In Step 2, roast Brussels 12 minutes. Follow same instructions as chicken in Step 3 and 4, roasting until pork reaches minimum internal temperature, 6-9 minutes.

  • If using 26 oz. chicken breasts, follow same instructions as 13 oz. chicken breasts, working in batches if necessary.  If unable to fit all the chicken on same baking sheet, prepare a separate baking sheet with foil and cooking spray.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim stems off Brussels sprouts and halve vertically (quarter if larger than a ping-pong ball). Coarsely chop pecans. Stem and mince sage. Mince garlic. In a mixing bowl, combine honey, sugar, and 1 tsp. hot water until sugar dissolves. Set aside. Pat chicken dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  2. 2

    Start the Brussels Sprouts

    Place Brussels sprouts on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Massage oil into Brussels sprouts. Spread into a single layer on one half of baking sheet. Roast in hot oven, 8 minutes. Remove from oven. Brussels sprouts will finish cooking in a later step. While Brussels sprouts cook, start chicken.

  3. 3

    Start the Chicken

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add chicken to hot pan and cook until browned, 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer to empty half of prepared baking sheet. Chicken will finish cooking in a later step. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  4. 4

    Finish the Brussels Sprouts and Chicken

    Return baking sheet to hot oven and roast until Brussels sprouts are tender and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 10-12 minutes. Rest roasted chicken, 3 minutes. While chicken rests, make sauce.

  5. 5

    Make Crema and Finish Dish

    Return pan used to cook chicken to medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add garlic to hot pan and stir constantly until aromatic, 30-60 seconds. Stir in ¼ cup water and demi-glace until combined. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, stir occasionally until sauce thickens, 2-3 minutes. Remove from burner and stir in sour cream and sage until combined. Stir honey mixture to recombine. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, drizzling honey mixture over Brussels sprouts, and topping chicken with crema and pecans. Bon appétit!

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