Grilled Chicken with Apricot Sauce

The TENA Kitchen Recipe

Grilled Chicken with Apricot Sauce

Ingredients

  • 4 Boneless skinless chicken breasts, 4-5 oz each
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Apricot Sauce

  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Finely chopped shallots
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup Apricot jam or preserves
  • 1/4 tsp Mild mustard
  • Salt
  • Fresh thyme

Directions

On a cutting board, using a sharp knife, cut each chicken breast lengthwise into 2 slices.

If Grilling:

  1. Brush chicken breast with olive oil and sprinkle with salt. Place on preheated grill and grill for 4-5 minutes per side, or until a thermometer inserted into chicken reads 165°F (74°C) and it is no longer pink inside.

If Broiling:

  1. Preheat boiler.
  2. Place chicken on broiler pan and brush with olive oil on both sides. Sprinkle with salt.
  3. Broil 4"-5" from heat for 4-5 minutes per side or until a thermometer inserted into chicken reads 165°F (74°C) and it is no longer pink inside.

To Make Apricot Sauce

  1. In small pan, melt butter on medium high. Add shallots and garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add apricot jam or preserves, mustard and pinch of salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Place cooked chicken on plates and top each plate with 2 tbsp apricot sauce.
  4. Garnish with fresh thyme.