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Broiled Apricot Chicken Recipe

A little sweet blends perfectly with the bold taste of horseradish. What a great treatment for lean, tender chicken breasts! If you don’t mind wintertime grilling, this works great on the grill, too. Susan Warren - North Manchester, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup apricot nectar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish mustard
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened.
  • 2. Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear, basting frequently with apricot mixture. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half equals 241 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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