Apricot Glazed Chicken

Apricot Glazed Chicken
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Here’s a new way to enjoy fresh apricots for dinner this spring! Serve this chicken with a whole grain of your choice and an arugula side salad for a complete seasonal meal.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    30 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 chicken breast
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 chicken breast
  • Amount per serving Calories 200

  • Total Fat 5g
    • Saturated Fat 1.1g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 60mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
    • Total Sugars 6g
  • Protein 24g
  • Potassium 330mg
  • Phosphorus 185mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 Fruit, 3 Lean protein



  • balsamic vinegar
    1/4 cup
  • black pepper (ground )
    1/4 tsp
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • olive oil
    2 tsp
  • no-sugar-added apricot preserves (sugar-free)
    1/2 cup
  • apricots (fresh, pitted and cut into quarters)
  • boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into 4 oz portions)
    1 lbs


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large skillet, heat 2 Tsp. oil over medium heat. Add the apricots, cut side down, and cook until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Turn the apricots and cook for 1 minute longer. Set aside.

  2. In a small saucepan add the apricot preserves, balsamic vinegar and pepper and bring to a low boil; simmer 3 minutes or until mixture has a glaze-like consistency. Add apricots to the mixture.

  3. Coat a baking dish with cooking spray. Place chicken breasts in dish. Brush each breast with 1 tbsp of apricot glaze and bake 30 minutes. Pour remaining glaze over chicken and serve.

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    I'm making this dish tomorrow. I'm pairing it with 'chickpea pasta w/roasted vegetables'. I can already taste this sweet dish & know it will be a favorite. Will probably try to introduce some low sodium soy sauce & chopped green onions to make a savory sweet dish. :o)~