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Apricot & Lemon Chicken

Apricot & Lemon Chicken

134 Ratings
134 Ratings
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Apricot & Lemon Chicken
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Why wait for dessert to enjoy your fruit? Make it a part of your meal in this main dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless & skinless (medium)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 5 tablespoons apricot spread (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 fresh lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rub cumin over chicken and place in skillet.
  3. Cook on medium-high for 6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  4. Add apricot spread, lemon juice, and water to skillet. On medium heat, stir until smooth.
  5. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve warm.

Notes

May substitute approximately 3 Tablespoons of lemon juice for 1 fresh lemon, juiced. Could also substitute honey for apricot spread.

 

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Source:

ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. 

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast with sauce (1/4 of recipe)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 241
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 84 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 13 g
Added Sugars included 12 g
Protein 31 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 26 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 296 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 241
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 10 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 20 mg
Cholesterol 84 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 13 g
Added Sugars included 12 g
Protein 31 g
Minerals
Calcium 26 mg
Potassium 296 mg
Sodium 83 mg
Copper 82 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 33 mg
Phosphorus 235 mg
Selenium 28 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 6 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.6 mg
Vitamin B12 0.3 mcg
Vitamin C 7 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 9 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 14 mg
Choline 88 mg

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Please note: nutrient values are subject to change as data is updated

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups
Protein Foods 3 1/2 ounces

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