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Apricot Chicken Recipe
Apricot Chicken Recipe

Apricot Chicken Recipe

1 Hr(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
45 Min(s) Cook
Give this Apricot Chicken Recipe a twist with Balsamic vinaigrette and dijon mustard. This Apricot Chicken Recipe is a succulent entrée with drumsticks.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
8 chicken drumsticks (2 lb.)
1/4 cup apricot jam
1-1/2 tsp. canola oil
1 small red pepper, chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup quinoa, uncooked
1/4 cup dried apricots, chopped
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 400°F.
2
Place chicken in single layer in shallow pan. Bake 20 min., turning after 10 min. Meanwhile, mix jam, dressing and mustard until well blended. Reserve 1 Tbsp. jam mixture for mixing with the cooked quinoa.
3
Brush chicken with remaining jam mixture; bake 20 min. or until done (165ºF). Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add vegetables; cook 3 to 5 min. or until crisp-tender. Add broth and quinoa; stir. Bring to boil; simmer on medium-low heat 12 to 15 min. or until liquid is absorbed, adding apricots for the last 5 min. Remove from heat. Stir in reserved jam mixture.
4
Serve chicken with quinoa mixture.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Make Ahead
Quinoa mixture can be made ahead of time. Cool, then refrigerate up to 2 days. When ready to serve, spoon quinoa into microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2 min. or until heated through.
Nutrition
Calories
540
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
26%
Saturated Fat 4g
20%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 95mg
32%
Sodium 580mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates 53g
19%
Dietary Fiber 4g
14%
Sugars 17g
34%
Protein 35g
70%
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
15%
Calcium
4%
Iron
35%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 4 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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