Apricot-Glazed Chicken with Sweet Pea Risotto

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Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • 1 oz. Caramelized Onion Jam
  • 13 oz. Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 8 oz. Cooked Arborio Rice
  • ½ oz. Apricot Preserves
  • 3 oz. Peas
  • Info
    2 tsp. Chicken Demi-Glace Concentrate
  • Info
    ½ oz. Grated Parmesan

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using sirloin, pat dry and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Follow same instructions as chicken in Step 3 (skipping first bake in Step 1), baking uncovered in hot oven until steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 15-20 minutes. Rest, 3 minutes.

  1. 1

    Start the Chicken

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

    Pat chicken dry, and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper.

    Place chicken in provided tray.

    Bake uncovered in hot oven, 15 minutes.

  2. 2

    Add the Risotto

    Carefully, remove tray from oven. Remove chicken to a plate. Add rice, cream base, 1/4 tsp. salt, peas, and cheese to tray and stir to combine. Tray will be hot! Use a utensil.

    Place chicken on risotto.

  3. 3

    Finish the Dish

    Bake again uncovered in hot oven until risotto is heated through and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 10-12 minutes.

    While meal bakes, combine demi-glace, apricot preserves, and caramelized onion jam in a mixing bowl.

    Carefully remove tray from oven. Remove chicken to a plate and top with apricot-caramelized onion-demi mixture. Bon appétit!

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