No-Work Baked Chicken

No-Work Baked Chicken
Servings: 4 Prep 5 mins Bake 350°F 20 mins Broil 1 min to 2 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped salted nuts, such as cashews or macadamia
  • 1/4 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon apricot jam
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 large boneless skinned chicken breast halves (about 6 ounces each)
  • Easy Pilaf (optional, recipe follows)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Combine chopped nuts, breadcrumbs, 2 tablespoons of the jam and the mustard in small bowl to form a thick paste.

3. Lightly flour chicken; shake off excess. Spread 1 teaspoon jam on each chicken breast, covering both sides. Place breasts in baking dish large enough to hold them. Spread seasoned paste on top.

4. Bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Place under heated broiler to crisp, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve with Easy Pilaf, if you wish. Makes 4 servings.

Easy Pilaf

Ingredients

Make It

Easy Pilaf:

1. Prepare your favorite white rice following package directions. During last 3 or 4 minutes of cooking stir in some thawed frozen peas, chopped dried apricots and chopped salted nuts such as cashews.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 308, Fat, total (g): 9, chol. (mg): 94, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 19, pro. (g): 37, sodium (mg): 387, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.