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Apricot-Glazed Chicken Breasts

apricot-glazed chicken breasts Entree
Apricot-Glazed Chicken Breasts
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

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

Updated May 7, 2009

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
520mg
22%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
20g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
6%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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