Ginger Peach Chicken Recipe

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Ginger Peach Chicken Recipe

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"My family is always glad to see this hearty skillet dinner on busy nights," says Patty Gales of Pepperell, Massachusetts. "It goes together quickly with ingredients that I keep on hand. I often serve it with a side of rice or pasta."
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches in juice
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained

Directions

Drain peaches, reserving juice; set peaches aside. Add water to juice to measure 3/4 cup. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/2-in. thickness. In a nonstick skillet, cook chicken in butter over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, peach juice, salt and ginger until smooth; stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add peaches and water chestnuts; heat through. Spoon over chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Ginger Peach Chicken in Light & Tasty August/September 2002, p50

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 226 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 404mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit.

  • 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches in juice
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  1. Drain peaches, reserving juice; set peaches aside. Add water to juice to measure 3/4 cup. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/2-in. thickness. In a nonstick skillet, cook chicken in butter over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, peach juice, salt and ginger until smooth; stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add peaches and water chestnuts; heat through. Spoon over chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Ginger Peach Chicken in Light & Tasty August/September 2002, p50

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Helem User ID: 3356086 36477
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2013

"Very tasty!"

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