Thursday, September 01, 2005

Raspberry-Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Source: Cooking Light

Other fruit preserves, such as apricot, blackberry, or peach, will also work in this recipe.

1 teaspoon vegetable oil
Cooking spray
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
4 (4-ounce) skinned, boned chicken breast halves
1/3 cup seedless raspberry preserves
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot. Combine thyme and 1/4 teaspoon salt; sprinkle over chicken. Add chicken to skillet; sauté 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from skillet; keep warm. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt, preserves, vinegar, and pepper, stirring constantly until the preserves melt. Spoon raspberry sauce over chicken.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and 2 tablespoons sauce)

NUTRITION PER SERVING: CALORIES 210(12% from fat); FAT 2.8g (sat 0.6g,mono 0.7g,poly 0.9g); PROTEIN 26.6g; CHOLESTEROL 66mg; CALCIUM 24mg; SODIUM 378mg; FIBER 0.8g; IRON 1.1mg; CARBOHYDRATE 19.3g

Cooking Light, JANUARY 1998

I talked about this recipe HERE.

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