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Glazed Chicken Breasts

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken breasts 4 , split
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tart jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Currant, Raspberry, Or Apple)
  Chicken broth/Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Shredded swiss cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Slivered blanched almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Heat the butter in a large, heavy frying pan that has a cover and can be put under the broiler.
Saute the chicken pieces until lightly browned on both sides; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, combine the jelly, chicken broth, and lemon juice in a bowl and beat with a rotary beater until well blended.
Pour over the chicken; cover and reduce heat.
Simmer until the chicken is tender, about 25 minutes.
Don't overcook or the chicken may taste dry.
Remove from heat and sprinkle the cheese and almonds over the chicken.
Set under the broiler, about 5 to 6 inches below heat, until the cheese melts and the top is golden brown

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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