oven roasted chicken breast with grapes and apples on a skillet

Oven Roasted Chicken Breast with Apples and Grapes

The oven roasted chicken breast when combined with the sweetness of the apples and grapes brings a sweet and delicious combination.  Adding the herbs like sage give the dish so much flavour that your taste buds will thank you and beg for more!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 381 kcal
Author Robyn Gleason @ Simply Fresh Dinners


  • 4 chicken breasts skin on
  • 1/2 tsp 5 spice powder (or cinnamon)
  • 1 dash sea salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6 shallots quartered
  • 8 sage leaves sliced thinly
  • 2 apples skin on, chopped into larger bite sized pieces
  • 1 large bunch of red grapes on the stem
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar


  1. Preheat oven to 425F

  2. Season the chicken on both sides with the five spice powder or cinnamon and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. In a large oenproof skillet, heat the oil over medium high heat. Blot the chicken with paper towels and add the to the pan skin down; add the shallots. Cook the chicken undisturbed until brown and crisp; about 5-8 minutes depending on thickness. Turn the shallots frequently while the chicken cooks.

  4. Turn the breasts over and add the sage, apples and grapes. Add the vinegar and 1/4 cup of water to deglaze the skillet. Season with more salt and pepper.

  5. Transfer the pan to the oven and roast ntil the chicken is cooked through and the grapes just start to wrinkle, about 8 minutes. Serve the chicken with the roasted grapes, apples and shallots alongside and any pan juices spooned on top.