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    Apricot Chicken with Green Beans and Toasted Almonds


    5 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast

    Dried basil leaves, as needed

    Ground cinnamon, as needed

    2 teaspoons canola oil

    2 tablespoons sugar free apricot jam

    1 cup green beans

    1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted


    1. Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Lightly sprinkle with basil leaves and cinnamon.

    2. In a small skillet, cook the chicken, seasoned side up, in the canola oil for 5 minutes. Turn and cook an additional 5 minutes.

    3. Spread the chicken with apricot jam, remove from the heat, cover, and let stand.

    4. In a steamer, cook the green beans for 8 to 10 minutes, until tender. Top with the toasted almonds.

    5. Serve the chicken with the green beans and almonds.


    Nutrients per serving:

    Calories: 291
    Fat: 15g
    Cholesterol: 56mg
    Carbohydrate: 21g
    Sodium: 51mg
    Protein: 24g
    Total dietary fiber: 5g

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