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Apricot Chicken Recipe

Apricot Chicken Recipe

I have fixed this tender glazed chicken for myself on many special occasions. With the pretty golden-orange sauce, it looks as good as it tastes.—Winifred Brown, Jamesburg, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:1 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon Russian or French salad dressing
  • Pinch ginger, optional
  • 1 bone-in chicken breast half (8 ounces)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine preserves, salad dressing and ginger if desired; set aside. Place chicken in a greased 8-in. square baking pan; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with apricot mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving with 2 Tablespoons sauce (prepared with low-fat French dressing, a skinless chicken breast and without salt) equals 212 calories, 4 g fat (0 saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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