APRICOT CHICKEN

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (16-ounce) can apricot halves, undrained
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  • Place chicken between 2 sheets of plastic wrap.
  • Flatten to 1/2-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin.
  • Sprinkle with salt.
  • Drain apricots, reserving liquid.
  • Coarsely chop apricots.
  • Stir together reserved liquid, apricots, juice, and next 3 ingredients.
  • Combine flour and pepper; dredge chicken in flour mixture.
  • Cook chicken in hot vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes on each side.
  • Reduce heat to medium; stir in apricot mixture.
  • Cook 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add onions, and cook 1 minute.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Serve with Roasted Potato Thins.

Notes

From Southern living

My first experience with fruit in my food!! LOL Yummy

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