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Thursday, May 22, 2008

*Apple Cran Glazed Chicken Breasts* Diabetic Recipe

Hello to everyone! Today I decided to make a diabetic meal. *Apple Cran Glazed Chicken Breasts*, The original recipe came from a cookbook for diabetics, that I bought from Avon. I changed a lot in this recipe. The carbs. didn't change much. My fiance wont eat pork unless its bacon or sausage. Go Figure! It doesn't make sense to me either. Any way, we eat a lot of chicken. I will Still try to get pork recipes posted for you lucky people. You can Use Pork chops for this recipe instead of Chicken breasts.



*Apple Cran Glazed Chicken Breasts*



Servings: 2



½ Tsp. Dried Thyme Leaves
1/8 Tsp.Salt
1/8 Tsp. Black Pepper
2 4 Oz. Chicken Breast
2/3 Cup Apple Juice, Unsweetened
½ Small Apple, Cored And Cut Into 6 Slices
2 Tbls. Green Onion, Chopped
2 Tbls. Dried Cranberries, Unsweetened
1 Tsp. Cornstarch
1 Tbls. Water

Stir together thyme, salt, and pepper. Rub on both sides of chicken breasts.
Spray skillet with cooking spray. Add chicken breasts.
Cook over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until there is no more pink in the center, turning once.
Remove breasts from skillet; keep warm.
Add apple juice, apple slices, green onion and cranberries to same skillet.
Simmer uncovered, 2 to 3 minutes or until apple and onion are tender.
Combine cornstarch and water. Stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened.
Spoon over chicken breasts.


Per Serving: 245 Cal (16% from Fat, 47% from Protein, 37% from Carb); 29 g Protein; 4 g Tot Fat; 1 g Sat Fat; 1 g Mono Fat; 22 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 8 g Sugar; 32 mg Calcium; 2 mg Iron; 219 mg Sodium; 77 mg Cholesterol.

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