Cooking at Home - Apricot & Lemon Chicken

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Published Friday, November 23, 2018

Makes:   4 Servings 

Why wait for dessert to enjoy your fruit? Make it a part of your meal in this main dish.


  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless & skinless (medium)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 5 tablespoons apricot spread (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1 fresh lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons water


  1. Rub cumin over chicken and place in skillet.
  2. Cook on medium-high for 6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  3. Add apricot spread, lemon juice, and water to skillet. On medium heat, stir until smooth.
  4. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve warm.


May substitute approximately 3 Tablespoons of lemon juice for 1 fresh lemon, juiced.

Source: ONIE Project - Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education. Simple Healthy Recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount

Calories 241 

Total Fat 4 g

Saturated Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 84 mg

Sodium 83 mg

Total Carbohydrate 19 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Total Sugars 13 g

Added Sugars included 12 g

Protein 31 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 26 mg

Iron 2 mg

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