Orange & Apricot Salsa Chicken
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
1 cup Old El Paso Thick 'n Chunky Salsa
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup apricot preserves
1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
3/4 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast tenders, or chicken breasts, cut into 3 lengthwise strips
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Garnish, if desired
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1 large orange, cut into slices
Fresh parsley or cilantro sprigs
In medium bowl, combine salsa, raisins, preserves, orange juice concentrate and cinnamon; mix well.
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
Add chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink.
Add salsa mixture.
Bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
To serve, arrange chicken on serving platter; top with 1/4 cup of the sauce.
Garnish as desired.
Serve with remaining sauce.