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Piquant Chicken with Apricot-Mustard Sauce
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Chicken breasts seasoned with a blend of seasonings and served with an apricot mustard sauce.

Rating:
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234.0
Total Carbs 19.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Sugars 15.8 g
Total Fat 2.9 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Potassium 354.3 mg
Protein 30.0 g
Sodium 232.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Other Carbs , 4 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

1 tbsp  ground thyme
1 1/2 tsp  black pepper
1 tsp  garlic powder
0 1/2 tsp  ground cayenne (red pepper)
0.125 tsp  salt
1 lb  boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 tsp  extra virgin olive oil
0.3333 cup  Preserves, apricot
2 tbsp  Mustard, spicy brown
Directions
  1. Preheat the grill to high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the thyme, black pepper, garlic powder, cayenne and salt. Mix to blend.
  3. Place the chicken on a large plate or platter. Drizzle with the oil. Rub to coat both sides of the chicken evenly with oil.
  4. Sprinkle the reserved seasoning mixture over both sides of the chicken. Rub to coat evenly.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap, refrigerate for at least 10 minutes for the seasoning to flavor the chicken.
  6. Spoon the preserves into a small microwavable bowl and cook on low power in 15-second intervals until melted.
  7. Stir in the mustard until well blended. Set aside.
  8. Place the chicken on the grill and reduce the heat to medium. (If it is not possible to reduce the heat, cook the chicken away from direct heat.) Cook for 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until no longer pink and the juice runs clear.
  9. Serve each breast with 2 1/2 tablespoons of the reserved sauce spooned over the top.

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