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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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