Homemade Cranberry Sauce Chicken

Amy Clevenger

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Kick canned cranberry sauce to the curb! Here’s a fresh, homemade version that’s so delicious, it  earned an  upgrade from modest side dish to star of the holiday show. For big family feasts or a healthy dinner any day of the year, cover baked chicken with this tangy, naturally sweet topping, made in minutes on your stovetop with  a few simple, wholesome ingredients.

Baked Chicken with Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Recipe by Amy Clevenger, fitfunandfantastic.com

Serves 2-4


2 cups fresh cranberries
1 cup water
½ tsp. cinnamon
2 Tbsp. honey
1 tsp. vanilla
Stevia, to taste
4 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Place chicken breasts on baking sheet and season with salt and pepper. Bake about 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

3. In large pot over medium heat, place cranberries, water, vanilla, honey and stevia; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer for 7 minutes. Remove from heat, let cool and thicken.

4. Pour cranberry sauce over chicken; serve.