Chicken & Cabbage

By on March 29, 2011

By: with permission and provided by “The Mommy Diet” – book by Alison Sweeney, host of The Biggest Loser

For a quick and easy chicken recipe you must try this delicious Chicken & Cabbage recipe from The Mommy Diet – a book by Alison Sweeney, host of The Biggest Loser. Not only is it easy, it’s also budget- friendly. Not to mention it would make a wonderful, healthier alternative to Corned Beef and Cabbage this coming St. Patrick’s Day. Pair it with some baked potato wedges with vinegar for a complete meal.

Serves: 4

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Cooking Time: 13 min


  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 small chicken breasts
  • 2 shallots
  • 3 cups red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • chopped chives for garnish (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. In a small bowl, combine caraway seeds, allspice, salt and pepper. Use the spice blend to season chicken breasts.
  2. Preheat a skillet over medium heat and spray lightly with cooking oil.
  3. Cook the chicken breasts for 3 minutes on each side and set aside.
  4. For the sauce, use the same skillet and add olive oil to the hot pan.
  5. Sauté shallots for 2 minutes. Then add shredded red cabbage, chicken stock, vinegar, and brown sugar.
  6. Turn the heat up to medium-high, and cook, stirring until the cabbage is coated with glaze.
  7. After about 2 minutes, return the cooked chicken to the skillet and cook for about 6 more minutes. Garnish with chopped chives.


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About Holly Clegg

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg, known as the “Queen of Quick” has become a healthy culinary expert on practical easy, healthy recipes through her best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® cookbook series, including the more health focused cookbooks, Diabetic Cooking with the ADA, Eating Well Through Cancer and Eating Well to Fight Arthritis. Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, The 700 Club, QVC, USA Today, Web MD, The Huffington Post. She has partnered with Wal-Mart and is currently working with Albertsons, Inc., Baylor Hospital in Dallas, OmniChannel Health Media and has a partnership with Our Lady of Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge. Her phone app, Mobile Rush Hour Recipes has over 50,000 subscribers. Visit or

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