Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Spicy Apricot Glazed Chicken

February 17, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Diabetes Self Management, Sunday's Chicken Dinner | Leave a comment
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This week’s Sunday’s Chicken Dinner Recipe – Spicy Apricot Glazed Chicken. Just the name gets the mouth watering! Chicken Breasts topped with a mixture of ginger, apricot spread, vinegar, pepper flakes, and olive oil and then baked. The dish is only 215 calories and 15 net carbs. You can find this recipe at the Diabetes Self Management website which has a fantastic selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes to please all! So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Spicy Apricot Glazed Chicken

Preparation time: 5 minutes. Cooking time: 25 minutes.
Ingredients
Nonstick cooking spray
2 four-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
2 tablespoons Smuckers Simply Fruit Apricot Spreadable Fruit
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
Black pepper

Directions
* Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a small baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Place the chicken breasts on the sheet. Combine the ginger, apricot spread, vinegar, pepper flakes, and olive oil in a small bowl with a fork or small whisk. Using a pastry brush or small spoon, spread the mixture evenly on the tops of the chicken breasts. Place in the oven, and bake for approximately 25 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Sprinkle with black pepper before serving.

Yield: 2 servings. Serving size: 1 breast.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 215 calories, Carbohydrates: 19 g, Protein: 19 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 45 mg, Sodium: 493 mg, Fiber: 4 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/spicy-apricot-glazed-chicken/

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