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Almond Chicken with Apricot Sauce

With its fruity, slightly sweet apricot sauce, this tender chicken entree is full of flavor, not fat. When my children were all at home, they would rate a new recipe on the scale of 1 to 10. This is one of the 10's. —Erma Yoder, Millersburg, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup apricot spreadable fruit
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 4 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

  • In a shallow bowl, combine the first five ingredients; transfer 1/2 cup to a serving bowl and set aside. Dip chicken in remaining apricot mixture. Place in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle almonds over chicken; drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Serve with reserved apricot sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 361 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 398mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

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