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Honey-Mustard Chicken and Carrots

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Honey-Mustard Chicken and Carrots
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Chicken, ready in less than 30 minutes, is anything but boring when sweet, spicy mustard perks up a recipe perfect for a quick weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

2
teaspoons butter or margarine
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2
cup apple juice
2
cups ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots
2
tablespoons sweet honey mustard
3
tablespoons coarsely chopped honey-roasted peanuts

Directions

  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 8 minutes, turning once, until chicken is browned on both sides.
  • 2 Add apple juice. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 5 minutes. Add carrots; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F) and carrots are crisp-tender.
  • 3 With slotted spoon, remove chicken and carrots from skillet; place on serving platter and cover to keep warm. Stir mustard into liquid in skillet. Spoon mustard sauce over chicken and carrots; sprinkle with peanuts.
Tips  

Most of the fat in peanuts is monounsaturated fat, which may help maintain heart health. Just watch portion sizes because peanuts are high in calories.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
90
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
(
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
490mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
,
Sugars
8g
)
Protein
29g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%
150%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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