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Guava-Glazed Chicken

Guava-Glazed Chicken recipe
photo by:kraft
Put a sweet-and-spicy spin on your next skillet chicken with a super-flavorful blend of guava paste, cayenne and Italian dressing.
10 min
50 min
6 servings
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What You Need

oz.  guava paste
cup  water
tsp.  ground red pepper (cayenne)
pkg.   (6 oz.) OSCAR MAYER Baked Cooked Ham, chopped
cup  KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing, divided
 chicken thighs (2 lb.)
bag   (9 oz.) fresh spinach leaves

Make It

PLACE guava paste, water and red pepper in medium microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 min.; stir until paste is dissolved and mixture is well blended. Stir in ham; set aside.

HEAT 1/4 cup of the dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add 6 of the chicken thighs; cook 2 to 3 min. on each side or until browned on both sides. Remove chicken from skillet; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining 1/4 cup dressing and remaining 6 thighs. Place all thighs in skillet; top with guava mixture. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Simmer 20 min. or until chicken is cooked through (165ºF).

REMOVE chicken and sauce from skillet; place in serving dish. Cover to keep warm. Add spinach to same skillet; cook 5 min. or until wilted, stirring occasionally. Spoon spinach onto serving plate; top with the chicken.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Creative Leftovers
Guava-Glazed Chicken and Rice- Use 4 of the cooked chicken thighs and 1/2 cup of the sauce from Guava-Glazed Chicken; cover and refrigerate until ready to prepare. Cook 4 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon in large nonstick skillet until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels. Discard bacon drippings. Add 1 cup each chopped onions and chopped mixed red and green peppers, and 4 additional chopped slices OSCAR MAYER Baked Cooked Ham to skillet. Cook 5 to 8 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add 1 cup uncooked rice and 1 pkt. Sazon seasoning with saffron; cook and stir 1 min. Top with the leftover chicken thighs. Combine 1-1/2 cups water and the reserved leftover 1/2 cup guava sauce. Add to skillet. Bring to boil; cover. Reduce heat to low; simmer 15 min. Remove from heat; let stand 5 min. Fluff rice with fork. Serve topped with the crumbled bacon. Makes 4 servings.
Prepare as directed, using KRAFT Light Zesty Italian Dressing.
For a smoky-sweet flavor, prepare as directed using OSCAR MAYER Smoked Ham.
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