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Apricot-Glazed Chicken

 Apricot-Glazed Chicken
Rather than frying up chicken in a lot of oil, I prefer to cook it in this simple sauce—it's tasty and so much better for us.—Joy Cochran, Roy, Washington
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.


  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup apricot spreadable fruit
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (7 ounces each)


  • Line a shallow roasting pan with foil; spray foil with cooking spray
  • and set aside. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the first
  • eight ingredients. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 90 seconds,
  • stirring once.
  • Dip chicken into sauce. Arrange in prepared pan. Pour remaining sauce
  • over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45-55 minutes or
  • until a meat thermometer reads 170°, basting once.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One chicken breast half equals 273 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 615 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch,

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Nutritional Facts: 1/2 fruit.
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