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Cajun Chicken Pieces With Apricot Sauce

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  Whole chicken breast 4 Pound, boned and skinned (4 Breast, 1 Pound Each)
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Scallion whites 6 , chopped
  Fine dry bread crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Fresh tarragon/2 teaspoons dried tarragons, finely crumbled 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Salt To Taste (As Required)
  Pepper To Taste, freshly ground
For tomato chili sauce
  Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon (1/2 Sticks)
  Shallots 2 , minced
  Ripe tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled, seeded, and chopped (6 Tomatoes)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chili sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), minced
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh tarragon 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Parsley sprigs 1 (For Garnish)

Preparing Apricot Mustard Sauce
1. In a small saucepan, against low heat, cook the preserves, mustard, and stock together, use should be stirring constantly until the preserves get completely melted.
2. Set aside and let cool to room temperature.
3. Take a small bowl and place peppers, thyme, garlic powder, and salt in it.
4. Mix them properly.
5. Sprinkle the chicken with the spice mixture and let stand for 30 minutes.

6. In a sauté pan or heavy skillet, melt the butter with the oil.
7. Add the chicken and sauté just until it is done, for nearly 3 minutes.

8. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain briefly on a paper towel.
9. Serve the chicken with apricot mustard sauce on the side of the plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1072 Calories from Fat 421

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g73.5%

Saturated Fat 23.8 g119%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 466.4 mg155.5%

Sodium 716.8 mg29.9%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.3%

Sugars 7.5 g

Protein 118 g236%

Vitamin A 93.1% Vitamin C 90.8%

Calcium 32.4% Iron 57.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cajun Chicken Pieces With Apricot Sauce Recipe