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BIrda Mae's Recipe Corner: Apricot-Lemon Chicken

 1   teaspoon curry powder                     got the image from here

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
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  • Cooking spray
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  • 1/3 cup apricot spread (such as Polaner All Fruit)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • Preparation

    1. 1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; rub mixture over chicken.
    2. 2. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Cook chicken 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan, and keep warm.
    3. 3. Add apricot spread, lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons water to pan, stirring until smooth. Cook over medium heat 1 minute. Spoon sauce over chicken; sprinkle with lemon rind.the image from here
    I use chicken thighs in lieu of the Breasts because there is much more flavor and they are cheaper in general.

    This is one of my favorites from the cookbook as well I dont use salt and this had alot of flavor.  It only has 402 mg of sodium if you choose to keep it in the recipe. :) Even my pickest eaters loved it so it has earned it's spot on the permanent menu!


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