Chicken flavored with Italian seasoning and finished with an easy apricot sauce
Hands On: 30 | Total: 30 | Makes: 4 servings (1 breast with about 1/4 cup sauce each)
2 tablespoons Pure WessonŽ Canola Oil
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 breasts = 1 lb)
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1-1/3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup apricot preserves
1 tablespoon cornstarch
- Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with Italian seasoning. Add to skillet and cook 12 to 15 minutes or until no longer pink in centers (165°F), turning once.
- Stir together all remaining ingredients in small bowl until well blended. Gradually add to chicken in skillet. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until sauce is thickened, stirring constantly.
4 servings (1 breast with about 1/4 cup sauce each) Calories 305; Total Fat 9 g (Saturated Fat 1 g); Cholesterol 72 mg; Sodium 263 mg;
Carbohydrate 28 g; (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 18 g); Protein 28 g;
Percent Daily Values*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 6%; Calcium 4%; Iron 9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
If dried Italian seasoning is not available, use 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano + 1/4 teaspoon dried basil + 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme.
Serve chicken and sauce with hot cooked rice. Jasamine rice would be particularly good.