Honey-Mustard Chicken and Carrots

Chicken, ready in less than 30 minutes, is anything but boring when sweet, spicy mustard perks up a recipe perfect for a quick weeknight dinner.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
teaspoons butter or margarine
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2
cup apple juice
2
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
2
tablespoons sweet honey mustard
3
tablespoons coarsely chopped honey-roasted peanuts

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 8 minutes, turning once, until chicken is browned on both sides.
  • 2 Add apple juice. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 5 minutes. Add carrots; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F) and carrots are crisp-tender.
  • 3 With slotted spoon, remove chicken and carrots from skillet; place on serving platter and cover to keep warm. Stir mustard into liquid in skillet. Spoon mustard sauce over chicken and carrots; sprinkle with peanuts.
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 8 minutes, turning once, until chicken is browned on both sides.
  • 2 Add apple juice. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 5 minutes. Add carrots; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F) and carrots are crisp-tender.
  • 3 With slotted spoon, remove chicken and carrots from skillet; place on serving platter and cover to keep warm. Stir mustard into liquid in skillet. Spoon mustard sauce over chicken and carrots; sprinkle with peanuts.

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Expert Tips

Most of the fat in peanuts is monounsaturated fat, which may help maintain heart health. Just watch portion sizes because peanuts are high in calories.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.