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Apricot Chicken with Green Beans and Toasted Almonds

apricot chicken

Try this healthy Apricot Chicken recipe from Dr. Oz's 6-Month Health Plan. — Kathryn Russell


Ingredients

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


Directions

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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