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Apricot Salsa Chicken

In an unusual but tongue-tingling combination, apricots and salsa smother pieces of chicken with a sweet and spicy sauce in this recipe by Grace Yaskovic of Branchville, New Jersey.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) apricot preserves
  • 1/2 cup apricot nectar
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • Combine the first four ingredients in large bowl; add chicken in batches. Turn to coat.
  • In a large skillet, cook chicken over medium heat in oil until a thermometer reads 165°. Stir in the salsa, preserves and nectar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until sauce thickens, 2 minutes. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 293 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 779mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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