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Strawberry Mint Chicken

I hand-pick wild strawberries for this saucy chicken dish. We love it with fresh spring greens and a sweet white wine. —Alicia Duerst, Menomonie, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine or white grape juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint
  • CHICKEN:
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Sliced green onion

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, mix the first five ingredients until smooth; stir in strawberries and wine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 3-5 minutes or until thickened and strawberries are softened, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in mint.
  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. On a lightly oiled grill rack, grill chicken, covered, over medium heat 5-7 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°; brush occasionally with 1/4 cup sauce during the last 4 minutes. Serve with remaining sauce. Sprinkle with green onion.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast half with 1/4 cup sauce: 224 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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  • MBHartung
    Mar 28, 2016

    Love this chicken in the summer!