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Easy Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples

Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples is one of those perfect recipes that you can have the ingredients on hand, and when pressed with time make a delicious dinner in no time.

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Easy Skillet Chicken Skillet Sausage with Apples Recipe in a White bowl
Easy Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples

This yummy dish is ready in 25 minutes in one pan and not a lot of clean up.  Don’t you just love those kind of recipes?  The bonus is it tastes like you went to a lot of trouble to make it.

The pairing of smoked chicken sausages and apples are the perfect combination of sweet with savory so all your taste buds are happy with one dish.

I’m always looking for recipes that feature apples because for three months of the year, I have more apples available to me than I could ever use thanks to my apple trees.

This recipe was the perfect one to combine two of my loves, chicken and apples.  (Oh, and the addition of a little white wine is a plus!)

Serve a side of your favorite salad with this dish your family will have happy bellies.

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Skillet Chicken Sausages and Apples in a White bowl on a rustic surface

Here’s the recipe for Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples

Ingredients for this easy Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples Recipe

1 tablespoon, plus 2 teaspoons olive oil 

4 chicken sausages, sliced

3 small apples, cored and cut into chunks (I used Fuji apples) 

2 teaspoons sugar 

3/4 cup white wine 

1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

salt and pepper to taste 

Directions for Making Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples 

1. Warm 2 teaspoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add chicken sausages to the pan, and cook until browned (about 4-5 minutes), stirring often.

2. When the chicken sausages are browned, transfer them to a plate.  

3. Add 1 tablespoon of the olive oil to the skillet and add the apple chunks. Sprinkle the apples with the sugar, and cook until light golden brown.  Stir occasionally, for about five minutes.  When apples are slightly tender, transfer to a plate. 

4. Return the chicken sausages to the pan, and add the white wine and apple cider vinegar.  Bring to a boil 

5.  Reduce heat and simmer until the wine combination has thickened, approximately another five minutes. 

6. Return the apple chunks until they are heated through.  Season with salt and pepper. 

7. Serve immediately.  

Printable Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples Recipe 

Yield: 4 servings

Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples

Easy Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples

Skillet Chicken Sausage with Apples is an easy recipe that you can throw together at the last minute with ingredients you probably already have on hand.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon, plus 2 teaspoons
  • 4 chicken sausages, sliced
  • 3 small apples, cored and cut into chunks
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Warm 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sliced chicken sausages to the pan and cook until browned (about 4-5 minutes), stirring often.
  2. When the chicken sausages are browned, transfer them to a plate.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the same skillet and add the apple chunks. Sprinkle the apple slices with sugar and cook until light golden brown. Stir occasionally, for about 5 minutes. When apples are slightly tender, transfer to a plate.
  4. Return the chicken sausages to the pan and add the white wine and apple cider vinegar. Bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer until the wine combination has thickened, approximately another 5 minutes.
  6. Return the apple chunks to the skillet until they are heated through. Season with salth and pepper.
  7. Serve immediately.

Notes

1. You can use any type of apple for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 250Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 4gCholesterol 69mgSodium 576mgCarbohydrates 19gFiber 3gSugar 14gProtein 18g

Tips for making this recipe: 

1) You can use any type of apple for this recipe.

2) There are many flavors of chicken sausages, Costco sells them in bulk.

How long does Skillet Chicken Sausage and Apples last in the refrigerator?

When properly stored, chicken sausage with apples will last 3-4 days in the refrigerator.

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Lori

Tuesday 15th of June 2021

Yum! I didn’t have any white wine so I substituted cran-grape juice. Sweet and yummy. Careful not to overcook the sausage. I used Hillshire farms chicken garlic sausage.

Kelly

Thursday 17th of June 2021

Hello Lori! I'm so glad you loved the recipe. It's one of my favorites because it's so easy! Kelly

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Judy

Sunday 26th of August 2018

Truly a simple living recipe. However, the addition of the white wine really takes it up a notch. Definitely adding this one to my repertoire. Thanks!

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