Raspberry Thyme Chicken Recipe
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Raspberry Thyme Chicken Recipe

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Here's an easy way to dress up chicken. Lenita Schafer, Princeton, Massachusetts, guarantees you won't miss the fat and calories when you taste this tender poultry with berry sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/3 cup seedless raspberry preserves
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 chicken breast half with 2 tablespoons sauce) equals 227 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 383 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 meat, 1 starch.

Directions

  1. In a nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Meanwhile, sprinkle thyme and 1/4 teaspoon salt over chicken; add to skillet. Cook for 5 minutes on each side or until chicken juices run clear. Remove to a serving plate and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, add the preserves, vinegar, pepper and remaining salt. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until preserves are melted and sauce is heated through. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Raspberry Thyme Chicken in Light & Tasty October/November 2002, p44

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 chicken breast half with 2 tablespoons sauce) equals 227 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 383 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 meat, 1 starch.

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Reviewed Jul. 31, 2010

This quickly became a favorite request in our house. I like pouring the berry sauce on top the chicken a nice tasty change of flavor.

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