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Apricot Chicken and Snow Peas Recipe

Apricot Chicken and Snow Peas Recipe

I adore this dish. It's simple and fast to make, plus it tastes great.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:1 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh snow peas
  • 3 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken in oil for 3 minutes. Add the snow peas, preserves, water, garlic, sesame oil, sesame seeds, soy sauce, mustard and ginger. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until chicken juices run clear and vegetables are tender. Serve with rice. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 366 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 259 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.