Saucy Peach Chicken

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Saucy Peach Chicken

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 4

    * 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

  • ½

    * ½ teaspoon salt

  • * ⅛ teaspoon pepper

  • 1

    * 1 teaspoon canola oil

  • *

  • SAUCE:

  • 2

    * 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1

    * 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • ½

    * ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • 1

    * 1 can (15 ounces) sliced peaches in extra-light syrup

  • 1

    * 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

  • 1

    * 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2

    * 2 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

* Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. * Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch and basil. Drain peaches, reserving syrup in a measuring cup; add enough water to measure 1 cup. Set peaches aside. Stir the syrup mixture, vinegar and soy sauce into the brown sugar mixture until smooth. * Remove chicken and keep warm. Stir syrup mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Return chicken to the pan. Add peaches; heat through. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings. Nutrition Facts: 1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup sauce and 1/2 cup rice equals 329 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 510 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 very lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat.


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