Apricot-Glazed Chicken Breasts

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

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  • 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

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Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Substitute peach jam for the apricot if you'd rather.

Nutritional information

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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.