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Course: main course
Total time: under 30 minutes
Skill level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
Yield: Serves 4
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With just a few ingredients you can create a special chicken dinner. Serve this with rice and a stir-fried vegetable.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ½ cup apricot preserves
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions

Directions

Trim chicken and pound to an even ½-inch thickness between two sheets of plastic wrap. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook 2 minutes per side.

Stir together the apricot preserves, soy sauce and ginger. Pour over the chicken and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, turning over once to coat with sauce. Drizzle with sesame oil. Serve sprinkled with green onions.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving

Nutritional information is based on 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

411kcal (21%)
1336mg (56%)
27g
0g
10g (16%)
0g
3g (17%)
3g
2g
159mg (53%)
18g
52g
70mg
948mg
53mcg RAE (2%)
7mg (12%)
26mg (3%)
1mg (8%)