Apricot-Lemon Chicken

Apricot-Lemon Chicken Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
Start with an apricot fruit spread to concoct a sauce that transforms simply prepared chicken breasts into this elegant dish.

 

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1 1/2 tablespoons apricot-lemon sauce)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 14 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 245
Caloriesfromfat 8 %
Fat 2 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 39.4 g
Carbohydrate 14.5 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 402 mg
Calcium 24 mg

Ingredients

1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
Cooking spray
1/3 cup apricot spread (such as Polaner All Fruit)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind

Preparation

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; rub mixture over chicken.

2. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Cook chicken 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan, and keep warm.

3. Add apricot spread, lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons water to pan, stirring until smooth. Cook over medium heat 1 minute. Spoon sauce over chicken; sprinkle with lemon rind.

Note:

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April 2009
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