Honey-Mustard Chicken and Carrots

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Enjoy this one-pot chicken dinner with flavors of honey, mustard and crunchy peanuts - dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
teaspoons canola or soybean oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1/2
cup apple juice
2
cups frozen baby-cut carrots
2
tablespoons sweet honey mustard
3
tablespoons coarsely chopped honey-roasted peanuts

  • 1 Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in hot oil 5 to 8 minutes or until chicken is browned on both sides.
  • 2 Add apple juice; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook 5 minutes. Add carrots; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut and carrots are crisp-tender.
  • 3 Remove chicken and carrots from skillet with slotted spoon; cover to keep warm. Stir mustard into liquid in skillet. Spoon mustard sauce over chicken and carrots. Sprinkle with peanuts.

Expert Tips

“My husband likes the crunch of the honey-roasted peanuts. They disguise the fact he is eating something good for him.” Pat R.

Adding fruits or vegetables when you cook makes it easier and more tasty to get your “five a day.” One of the best things you can do for your heart and overall health is to increase the servings of fruits and vegetables you eat every day.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
260%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.