Honey-Mustard Chicken and Carrots

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!

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teaspoons canola or soybean oil
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
cup apple juice
cups frozen baby-cut carrots
tablespoons sweet honey mustard
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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
“My husband likes the crunch of the honey-roasted peanuts. They disguise the fact he is eating something good for him.” Pat R.
A Note from Dr. B.:
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:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 280
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 160mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 13g),
  • Protein 29g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.