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Chinese-Style Glazed Chicken Breasts

Randy Mayor; Stuart Mallory

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

 

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

Cook's Notes

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