Spicy Raspberry Balsamic Chicken Breasts with Orange Broccoli Bulgur [project #164]

I absolutely loved this recipe so very much that will probably be the dish that I request for my birthday!

Spicy Raspberry Balsamic Chicken Breasts with Orange Broccoli Bulgur: Total Time: 30 minutes: Active Time: 15 minutes: Serves 4

 Ingredients: 

  • ½ c. uncooked bulgur
  • 1 c. sm. Broccoli florets
  • 1 ½ tsp. orange zest
  • 1/8 tsp. sea salt
  • 4 4oz. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ tsp. coarse ground fresh pepper
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 c. shallot, diced
  • 2 tbsp. white balsamic or white wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • ¾ c. fresh raspberries

Directions:

  1. Cook bulgur according to package directions (this can even be done in the rice cooker with 2 parts water to 1 part bulgur). Add broccoli during the final 2 minutes of cooking. Remove from heat and stir in the zest and salt; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, season chicken on all sides with black pepper and onion powder. In a large skillet, heat oil on medium-high. Add chicken and cook for 5 minutes. Turn chicken and cook until chicken is cooked through. Transfer chicken to a large plate and cover to keep warm; Add shallots and keep on medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
  3. To shallots add vinegar, soy sauce, honey and pepper flakes. Stir to combine and cook until slightly thickened~ 30 seconds. Stir in raspberries and cook for about 30 more seconds until the berries are slightly softened. Divide chicken and bulgur among the serving plates and spoon berry mixture over chicken.

Notes:

*Nutrition per serving: Calories: 297: Total Fat: 5g (Sat. 1g, mono 3g, poly 1 g): Carbs 33g: Fiber: 6g: Protein: 31g: Sodium: 342mg: Chole. 66mg

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