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Applesauce Barbecue Chicken Recipe
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Applesauce Barbecue Chicken Recipe

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You only need a few ingredients to create this sweet and peppery chicken. The subtle flavor of apple makes this tender barbecue dish stand out from the rest. —Darla Andrews, Farmers Branch, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2/3 cup chunky applesauce
  • 2/3 cup spicy barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup sauce equals 308 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 473 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Sprinkle chicken with pepper. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; pour over chicken. Cover and cook 7-10 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Applesauce Barbecue Chicken in Simple & Delicious March/April 2009, p22

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup sauce equals 308 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 473 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Sep. 23, 2014

"This is wonderful, I made it for my Son's friends birthday and everyone just raved about it. The recipe is so easy to make and it looks and tastes like you spent all day on it. I used a smoky BBQ sauce and it was good but I think I will try a different one next time. I used chicken thighs because I was having so many people over and it was more economical, it was still really good. Thank you for submitting this recipe it is a keeper."

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

"We did this in oven like others reviewed, and it turned out great! Quick and super easy! Love this recipe!!"

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Reviewed Sep. 12, 2014

"The sauce had a nice taste, the kids enjoyed it."

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Reviewed Aug. 26, 2014

"It has a wonderful taste, my husband and son loved it!"

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Reviewed Nov. 8, 2013

"Easy to do taste great together will make it again"

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