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Raspberry-Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 2 tablespoons sauce)
Other fruit preserves, such as apricot, blackberry, or peach, will also work in this recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 4 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
  • 1/3 cup seedless raspberry preserves
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 210
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 2.8 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.7 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 26.6 g
  • carbohydrate 19.3 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • iron 1.1 mg
  • sodium 378 mg
  • calcium 24 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes. Combine thyme and 1/4 teaspoon salt; sprinkle over chicken. Add chicken to skillet; sauté 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, preserves, vinegar, and pepper, stirring constantly until the preserves melt. Spoon raspberry sauce over chicken.

Cook's Notes

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