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Sweet 'n' Zesty Chicken Breasts Recipe

Sweet 'n' Zesty Chicken Breasts Recipe

“On frosty winter nights, my husband and I love this delicious chicken served up with hot couscous and a veggie saute of zucchini, green peppers and sliced mushrooms,” suggests Jennifer Rahe from St. Cloud, Minnesota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (2.4 ounces) tomato-basil soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • Hot cooked couscous, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a nonstick skillet, brown chicken with onion in oil on both sides. Remove and set aside. In the same skillet, combine the water, soup mix, brown sugar and hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Return chicken and onion to pan. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Serve over couscous if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/2 cup sauce (calculated without couscous) equals 452 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 825 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 40 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 2 vegetable.