Honey Dijon Chicken Nuggets

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Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 171
Caloriesfromfat 8 %
Fat 1.5 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 11.7 g
Carbohydrate 26.8 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 420 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 1/2 cups no-sugar-added apricot spread
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons honey
1 1/4 teaspoons ground red pepper
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
6 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 cups crushed pretzels
1 cup water
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons water


Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well. Measure 1 cup apricot mixture, and set aside.

Dip chicken pieces in remaining apricot mixture; dredge in crushed pretzels. Place on 2 large baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until chicken is done.

Combine reserved 1 cup apricot mixture and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes. Combine cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water; stir well. Add to hot apricot mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened. Serve sauce with chicken nuggets.

Light and Luscious,

Oxmoor House

January 1994
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