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Chicken with Cranberry-Hoisin Sauce

“My husband and I have high cholesterol, so I’ve been trying to lighten recipes to meet our needs,” explains Mary Lou Foley of London, Ontario. “This main course is so good, even my two small grandsons come back for more!”
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings (1 cup sauce)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat.
  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°:. Remove and keep warm.
  • Reserve 1/3 cup pineapple and 1/3 cup pineapple juice (save remainder for another use). In the skillet, combine the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, honey, vinegar, garlic, pepper sauce and reserved pineapple juice.
  • Stir in the cranberries and reserved pineapple. Cook and stir until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Serve with chicken.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 209 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 585mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.
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  • Jean Peterson
    Dec 30, 2009

    The sauce is very good and flavorful. I flattened the chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness and they cooked up well (5min per side).