Apricot Glazed Chicken for Two Recipe
- 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
- 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.
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.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.