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Nutty & Fruity Chicken (you can’t live without)

As promised, here is the chicken recipe I served recently with the cilantro lime chickpea dish. The apricot flavor becomes very subtle, so if this isn’t your favorite fruit, still give it a try!

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Nutty & Fruity Chicken (you can't live without)
As promised, here is the chicken recipe I served recently with the cilantro lime chickpea dish. The apricot flavor becomes very subtle, so if this isn’t your favorite fruit, still give it a try!
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut chicken breast into small pieces about 1½ inches wide and 2-3 inches long.
  3. Lightly salt and pepper chicken and place on cookie/baking sheet on middle rack in oven. Bake for 12 minutes.
  4. While chicken is baking, combine jam/jelly, soy sauce, Dijon mustard and salt/pepper to taste in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat until mixed well and melted.
  5. Take chicken out of oven and pour apricot mixture over pieces. Bake until cooked, about another 10 minutes.
  6. Turn broiler on and broil chicken for about 3-4 minutes until chicken is glazed. Basting once.
  7. While chicken is broiling, toast almonds on stovetop.
  8. Serve chicken with sprinkled almonds on top.
Recipe Notes

Baking time for chicken will vary depending on thickness of breast. Try to find a jam/jelly with minimal sugar and no preservatives, artificial colors or high fructose corn syrup.

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