Chicken with Apricots

With the right ingredients, an outstanding meal can be ready in minutes, 18 minutes to be exact. A can of apricots, some orzo, and skinless, boneless chicken breasts plus some onion and curry powder are just about all you need for this dinner.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Chicken with Apricots

Ingredients
1 1/4
cups dried orzo (8 oz.)
1
15 ounce can unpeeled apricot halves in light syrup
4
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 1/2
teaspoons curry powder
2
tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  1. Cook orzo according to package; drain. Drain apricot halves, reserving 1/2 cup syrup.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper and 1/2 teaspoon curry powder. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cook for 8 minutes or until no longer pink (170 degrees F), turning once. Add apricots the last 2 minutes. Transfer to plates.
  3. Cut green tops of 2 onions into diagonal slices; set aside; chop remaining onions. Add chopped onion and remaining curry powder to skillet; cook 1 minute. Stir in reserved syrup and orzo. Add to plates. Sprinkle onion tops. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken with Apricots)
    Per serving:
  • 458 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 5 g monounsatured fat),
  • 66 mg chol.,
  • 230 mg sodium,
  • 59 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 17 g sugar,
  • 34 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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