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Honey-Mustard Chicken and Carrots

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Honey-Mustard Chicken and Carrots
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 4

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.

Updated June 29, 2006

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

Steps

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
490mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
8g
Protein
29g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%
150%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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