• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This Brown Sugar Chicken recipe is one of those quick and easy weeknight meals you’ll make again and again because it’s easy, pantry friendly, all made in one skillet and most importantly, unbelievably delicious! The chicken is seasoned with a flavorful paprika, chipotle spice rub and seared in a sizzling skillet then bathed in the sweet, savory, tangy garlic brown sugar sauce that is practically drinkable – or at least lick your plate worthy.  The succulent Brown Sugar Chicken emerges seeping with intoxicating complex flavor and scrumptiously tender.  Serve your easy chicken dinner over a bed of creamy mashed potatoes, with a strawberry spinach salad, glazed carrots and breadsticks for a 30-minute dinner everyone will look forward to!

    Ingredients

    • 2 large chicken breasts or 5-6 boneless chicken thighs
    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 1 tsp EACH paprika, garlic powder, onion powder
    • 1/2 tsp EACH ground cumin, salt, pepper, chipotle chile pepper
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 2 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
    • 1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
    • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
    • 1/2 tsp EACH dried parsley, dried thyme, dried oregano
    • Dash red pepper flakes

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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