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Chicken And Pear Skillet

Chicken never tasted so good! This dish combines chicken and pears, which makes it ideal for an everyday entree or a special occasion.

Recipe by Canned Food Alliance
asian, dairy free, nut free


  • 1 can (16 ounces) pear slices in juice
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 cups packed spinach leaves, torn (approximately 5 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Drain the pears, reserving the liquid.
  2. Combine the reserved pear liquid, wine, soy sauce, cornstarch and thyme in a small bowl; mix until the cornstarch is dissolved.
  3. Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet; add the chicken breasts and brown well on both sides.
  4. Remove and set aside.
  5. Add the onion and saute until tender; add the garlic and cook another minute.
  6. Stir the cornstarch mixture and add to the skillet; stir until lightly thickened.
  7. Return the chicken to pan; cover and cook until the chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
  8. Add the pear slices to skillet.
  9. Place the spinach on top of pears and chicken in skillet; cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until spinach is wilted.
  10. Serve at once.