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Easy Tropical Chicken

Easy Tropical ChickenServe this simple tropical-style chicken dish with jasmine rice and wedges of fresh pineapple.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 (about 1 1/4 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup apricot preserves
1/2 cup Tropical Punch NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® HARVEST SURPRISE® 100% Fruit & Veggie Juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard (optional)
Fresh thyme leaves (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper; dust with flour.
  2. Melt butter in large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook on one side until golden brown. Turn over; reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Remove from skillet; keep warm.
  3. Add preserves, Juicy Juice and mustard to skillet; stir well to combine. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes or until mixture is melted and slightly reduced.
  4. Return chicken to skillet; turn to coat both sides. Sprinkle with thyme before serving.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 310 Calories from Fat: 40 Total Fat: 4.5 g Saturated Fat: 2.5 g Cholesterol: 90 mg Sodium:190 mg Carbohydrates: 32 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Sugars: 27 g Protein: 33 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.