A new way to enjoy fresh apricots for dinner this spring! Serve this chicken with a seasonal apricot and celebrate the flavors!
2 tsp olive oil
4 fresh apricots, pitted and cut into quarters
1/2 cup sugar-free apricot preserves
1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
Nonstick cooking spray
4 (4-oz) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large skillet, heat 2 tsp oil over medium heat. Add the apricots, cut side down, and cook until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.
Turn the apricots and cook for 1 minute longer. Set aside.
In a small saucepan add the apricot preserves, balsamic vinegar and pepper and bring to a low boil; simmer 3 minutes or until mixture has a glaze-like consistency.
Add apricots to the mixture.
Coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
Place chicken breasts in dish and bake 30 minute.
Pour remaining glaze over chicken.