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Root Beer Glazed Chicken

 Root Beer Glazed Chicken
My husband made some tweaks from the original recipe to suit our tastes and it was fabulous. Our 18 month-old son even loves this chicken recipe! It's the perfect way for me to get out of cooking for a night. —Stacy Kolojay, Streator, Illinois
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup root beer
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Directions

  • Flatten chicken breasts slightly. In a large skillet, cook chicken in
  • oil for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads
  • 170°. Remove and keep warm.
  • Stir the root beer, brown sugar, ketchup, mustard and lemon peel into
  • the skillet. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 6-8 minutes or until
  • thickened. Return chicken to skillet; heat through. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.