Apricot-Mustard Chicken Sandwiches

Apricot-Mustard Chicken Sandwiches

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

These Apricot-Mustard Chicken Sandwiches are a quick and easy to make lunch solution. The unique flavor combination of apricot and mustard makes this a protein-packed sandwich to remember.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 cup finely chopped onion (1 large)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2 cups Shredded Chicken Master Recipe (see associated recipe)
  • 3 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 3 tablespoons low-sugar apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 4 thin slices red onion (optional)

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  1. In a large skillet, cook onion and garlic in hot oil over medium heat about 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in shredded chicken, mustard, apricot preserves, vinegar, bourbon, and cayenne pepper. Heat through. If necessary, simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until desired consistency.
  2. Spoon about ½ cup chicken mixture on each bun bottom. Top with red onion if desired. Add bun tops.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup chicken mixture and 1 bun
  • Per serving: 304 calories; 8 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 30 g carbohydrates; 24 g protein; 17 mcg folate; 80 mg cholesterol; 10 g sugars; 95 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 122 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 506 mg sodium; 249 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 2½ lean protein, 2 starch, 1 fat

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