Apricot Chicken

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Source: Create Your Plate Cookbook

Serving Size: 4

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

Heat a large skillet to medium heat. Remove from the heat and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Return skillet to burner. Add olive oil to skillet. Add chicken and cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until brown.

Add chicken broth, preserves, and soy sauce to skillet. Simmer for 20 minutes until chicken is cooked throughout.

Mix together cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Remove chicken from the skillet and place on a plate. Add cornstarch mixture to skillet. Increase heat so mixture will thicken, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low. Return chicken to skillet and coat with the sauce.

Nutritional information per serving: 198 calories, 3g fat, 53mg cholesterol, 267mg sodium, 23g protein, 20g carbohydrate, 1g fiber