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Apricot Glazed Chicken for Two Recipe
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Apricot Glazed Chicken for Two Recipe

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Sweet, savory and special, this Asian-inspired entree from Mary Relyea of Canastota, New York is sure to be a favorite. There's plenty of sauce, so consider serving it with rice.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sugar apricot preserves
  • 1/2 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onion

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast with about 1 tablespoon sauce equals 248 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 362 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the broth, preserves and soy sauce; set aside. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, brown chicken in oil on both sides. Add broth mixture to skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-12 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170&de;, basting occasionally with pan juices. Remove from the heat.
  3. Spoon pan juices over chicken; sprinkle with onion. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Glazed Chicken in Cooking for 2 Fall 2008, p26

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast with about 1 tablespoon sauce equals 248 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 362 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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

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Reviewed Jun. 8, 2009

Easy to prepare, but kind of bland. The sauce was also a little watery. Not one I'd repeat.

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