Apricot Chicken for 2

Apricot chicken brings back some fond memories of special dinners with family.  Served with rice and a vegetable, and this recipe serves the small, intimate party of 2…to make some new memories!

2 Tablespoons apricot preserves

2 Tablespoons Russian or French salad dressing

Pinch of ginger

2 Bone-in chicken breast halves

Salt and pepper to taste

 

In small bowl, mix preserves, salad dressing and ginger; set aside.

Place chicken in greased 8-inch square baking pan – sprinkle with salt and pepper if desired.

Top with apricot mixture.

Bake uncovered @ 350° for 50-55 minutes, or until chicken juices run clear.

 

 

Exchange:     3 ½ very lean meat

                     1 fruit

 

 

Basic Nutrition Info:         (prepared with low-fat French dressing, skinless                                                    chicken, and no salt)

Cho                73 mg

Carb             16 gm

Protein         27 gm

Fat                4 gm

Sodium         200 mg        

Calories        212

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