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Apricot Pesto-Glazed Chicken

Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

6 servings

Get your sweet-and-savory on with this delicious Apricot Pesto-Glazed Chicken. Get out the fresh basil and parsley and let's get started!

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Make It

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  • Heat greased grill to medium heat.
  • Place chicken, top sides down, on cutting board; sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
  • Blend all remaining ingredients except preserves in blender until smooth; spread onto chicken to within 1/2 inch of sides. Fold in both long sides of each chicken breast, then roll up starting at one short end. Secure with wooden toothpicks.
  • Grill, seam sides down, 18 to 20 min. or until done, turning after 10 min. and brushing with preserves for the last 5 min. Remove and discard toothpicks before serving chicken.

Substitute

Prepare using boneless skinless chicken thighs.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with hot cooked rice, pasta or potatoes.

How to Pound Meat

To pound chicken breasts, veal cutlets or tenderize beef, place meat in a freezer-weight resealable plastic bag, then pound the meat with the side of a heavy can, rolling pin or meat mallet until meat is the desired thickness. The bag will contain the liquids from the meat, minimizing the mess.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 4 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The sweet-and-savory glaze transforms ordinary chicken into something extraordinary in this tasty low-sodium entrée.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 260
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 105mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 12g
Protein 27g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* 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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