Apricot-Glazed Chicken Breasts

Apricot preserves are the secret weapon for making killer glazed chicken breasts on the grill.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup apricot preserves
2
teaspoons lemon juice
2
teaspoons soy sauce
1/4
teaspoon onion powder
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small microwavable bowl, mix preserves, lemon juice, soy sauce and onion powder. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Place chicken on grill; cover grill. Cook with medium heat 5 minutes. Turn chicken; spoon about 1 teaspoon preserves mixture over each breast. Cook covered 5 to 8 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 3 Microwave remaining preserves mixture on High 30 to 45 seconds or until hot. Spoon over chicken before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3 1/2g
    3 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    520mg
    520%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    20g
    20%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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