Chinese-Style Glazed Chicken Breasts

Chinese-Style Glazed Chicken Breasts Recipe
Randy Mayor; Stuart Mallory
Make a super-quick glaze for chicken breasts using on-hand pantry items: hoisin sauce, fruit spread and chicken broth. Steam quick-cooking rice and a green veggie in the microwave to round out the meal.

 

 

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 1 tablespoon sauce)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 186
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Fat 5.1 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Monofat 1.3 g
Polyfat 2.5 g
Protein 26.7 g
Carbohydrate 6.9 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 526 mg
Calcium 17 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon apricot preserves or fruit spread
4 (4-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.

Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; pound to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.

Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, and sauté for 3 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from pan. Reduce heat; carefully stir in broth mixture. Return chicken to pan; cook 3 minutes or until done, turning to coat.

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September 2001
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