Chicken with Blueberry Sauce

Chicken with Blueberry Sauce

"'This is one of my best recipes,' reports Thomas Jewell Sr. of Avenel, New Jersey. 'Blueberries are mixed with apricot jam and mustard to create a sweet tangy sauce for tender chicken,' he says."
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45 m servings
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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in oil for about 4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Combine preserves and mustard; spoon over chicken. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
  2. With a slotted spoon, remove chicken and keep warm. Add vinegar to skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes or until sauce is reduced by one-third, stirring occasionally. Stir in blueberries. Serve over chicken and rice if desired.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (prepared with 100% apricot fruit spread; calculated without rice) equals 264 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 360 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit.

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I prepared this for dinner and thought it was excellent. The only substitution I made was to use red wine vinegar. For such a simple recipe, it is a great result. I love the flavor of the bluebe...

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Too much vinegar! It was too strong for the other ingredients in the sauce. I even used the preserves (strawberry instead of apricot), but the vinegar taste was too much. I ended up picking t...

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I prepared this for dinner and thought it was excellent. The only substitution I made was to use red wine vinegar. For such a simple recipe, it is a great result. I love the flavor of the bluebe...

This is one of the best ways I like to do chicken, except on the grill. I like it alot more than pineapple or apple chicken. I used homemade strawberry jam instead of the apricot jam. Will ma...

I thought it was good. My picky husband and three kids didn't want to try the blueberry sauce, but I thought it was very interesting. It's worth noting that the chicken is quite good without i...

Very, very good. It's also good with strawberry preserves instead of the apricot!

I was hesitant to try this, but it was AMAZING! It tasted gourmet, but was very simple to make! I didn't have dijon mustard, so I used classic yellow with a touch of cayenne for heat. I didn't u...

Really good and really fast! We loved it and didn't change a thing except for using sugar free apricot preserves.

LOVE this recipe! I was looking for a way to use up some fresh blueberries. This filled the bill perfectly! A few reviewers didn't like the vinegar, so I used slightly less than called for in th...

Too much vinegar! It was too strong for the other ingredients in the sauce. I even used the preserves (strawberry instead of apricot), but the vinegar taste was too much. I ended up picking t...

Yum Yum! I don't know why, but I was craving a combination of blueberries and chicken for a week, and your ideas made the perfect meal. I used mashed peaches and apple cider vinager, and I chose...

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