Chicken with Raspberry Sauce Recipe

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Chicken with Raspberry Sauce Recipe
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Chicken with Raspberry Sauce Recipe

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This tender marinated chicken gets a hint of sweetness when drizzled with a fruity sauce. I strain the mashed raspberries since our kids don't like the seeds. It's always a hit with rice pilaf and a salad. —Amy Ammann of Long Valley, New Jersey
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup seedless raspberry preserves, divided
  • 1/2 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened raspberries

Directions

In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup preserves, raspberry vinegar, pineapple juice, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, garlic and seasonings; mix well. Remove 1 cup for sauce; cover and refrigerate.
Place the chicken in a large resealable plastic bag; add remaining marinade. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the grill for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°.
In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and reserved marinade until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add remaining preserves; mix well. Drizzle over chicken. Garnish with raspberries. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Raspberry Sauce in Light & Tasty February/March 2001, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 217 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 508mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 0 fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

  • 3/4 cup seedless raspberry preserves, divided
  • 1/2 cup raspberry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened raspberries
  1. In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup preserves, raspberry vinegar, pineapple juice, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, garlic and seasonings; mix well. Remove 1 cup for sauce; cover and refrigerate.
  2. Place the chicken in a large resealable plastic bag; add remaining marinade. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
  3. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the grill for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and reserved marinade until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add remaining preserves; mix well. Drizzle over chicken. Garnish with raspberries. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken with Raspberry Sauce in Light & Tasty February/March 2001, p39

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Grammyloves2Bake User ID: 7464819 29717
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

"This was AWESOME!!"

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Kools01 User ID: 1433384 29715
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2011

"This was delicious! Loved the sauce and fresh raspberries. Served it with white cheddar scalloped potatoes and steamed green beans drizzled with balsamic, garlic salt, a little butter and pepper. Very refreshing."

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KINGSGIRL2 User ID: 5398502 204066
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2011

"Yum! I can't believe how great this chicken dish turned out. This recipe is a good one for special occasions and special guests. (I made this for my own family on Valentine's Day.) Thank you Amy Ammann!"

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