Apricot Orange Chicken Picadillo


1 cup Old El Paso Thick ‘n Chunky Salsa
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup apricot preserves
1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
3/4 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast tenders, or chicken breasts, cut into 3 lengthwise strips
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Garnish, if Desired
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1 large orange, cut into slices
Fresh parsley or cilantro sprigs


In medium bowl, combine salsa, raisins, preserves, orange juice concentrate and cinnamon; mix well. Set aside. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink. Add salsa mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. To serve, arrange chicken on serving platter; top with 1/4 cup of the sauce. Garnish as desired. Serve with remaining sauce. Tips: If desired, serve with hot cooked rice.

Additional Information

Makes 3 Servings — Calories 470 Total Fat 14 g Cholesterol 90 mg Sodium 860 mg Total Carbohydrate 50 g Dietary Fiber 4 g Protein 36 g — DIETARY EXCHANGES: 1 1/2 Starch, 2 Fruit, 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat, 1 1/2 Fat OR 3 1/2 Carbohydrate, 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat, 1 1/2 Fat — Not a good recipe for Weight Watchers – Weight Watcher Points – 10 Points — Source: Reprinted with permission of General Mills.


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