Honey and apricot chicken

Honey and apricot chicken


Succulent chicken breasts with pockets of sweet apricot filling team perfectly with lemony couscous.

The ingredient of Honey and apricot chicken

  1. 2/3 cup dried apricots
  2. 4 chicken breast fillets, trimmed
  3. 60g butter, chopped
  4. 1/4 cup honey
  5. 1 garlic clove
  6. olive oil cooking spray
  7. 1 cup couscous
  8. 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  9. 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  10. 1 lime, rind finely grated, juiced
  11. 1 Lebanese cucumber, finely chopped
  12. 1/3 cup Sunbeam walnuts, chopped
  13. 1/2 cup coriander leaves

The instruction how to make Honey and apricot chicken

  1. Preheat barbecue plate on medium heat. Soak apricots in a bowl of boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and allow to cool. Using a sharp knife, make a deep cut along 1 side of each chicken breast to form a large pocket (do not cut all the way through).
  2. Place apricots, butter, honey and garlic in a food processor. Process until just smooth. Spoon apricot mixture into chicken pockets. Secure with 1 or 2 toothpicks. Season both sides chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Make coriander couscous: Place couscous in a large, heatproof bowl. Pour over boiling water. Cover and stand for 3 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir with a fork to separate grains. Add onion, lime rind, 2 tablespoons lime juice, cucumber, walnuts and coriander. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  4. Spray both sides chicken with oil. Barbecue for 4 to 5 minutes each side or until cooked through. Remove toothpicks. Thickly slice and serve with coriander couscous.

Nutritions of Honey and apricot chicken

fatContent: 695.012 calories
saturatedFatContent: 23 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 9 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 65 grams carbohydrates
fibreContent: 32 grams sugar
cholesterolContent: 53 grams protein
sodiumContent: 152 milligrams cholesterol

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