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Indian Chickpea Dip
Skillet Chicken In Sesame Ginger Sauce

(Family Features) - If you're looking for new recipes to impress guests this holiday season, the chefs at French's Mustard have created some dishes that are low in fat, yet full of flavor. These appetizers and entrees are so savory and satisfying that friends and family will never guess that they're also nutritious.

In addition to tasting great, the recipes are also quick and simple to prepare. That means you'll be able to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with friends and family, which is truly something to celebrate.

Additional recipes available at www.frenchsfoods.com.

Indian Chickpea Dip

Ingredients
  • 1(15 ounce) can reduced sodium chick peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chutney or apricot jam, chopped
  • 1/4cup French's Classic Yellow Mustard
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)

Preparation
    1. Blend beans, sour cream, jam, mustard, curry powder and salt in food processor until smooth. Stir in cilantro. Spoon into serving bowl.
    2. Serve with crackers or cut-up vegetables.

Preparation Time
8 minutes

Calories: 109g     Total Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 5mg     Protein: 4g
Carbohydrates: 18g     Sodium: 168mg

Serves
Makes 8 servings (2 cups)

Skillet Chicken In Sesame Ginger Sauce

Ingredients
  • 4 (5 ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup apricot jam
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons French's Spicy Brown Mustard
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil

Preparation
    1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken 12 minutes until lightly browned and no longer pink in center, turning once.
    2. Stir in jam, water, mustard, soy sauce and ginger. Simmer 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    3. Stir in sesame oil. Heat through. Serve with cooked brown rice, if desired.

Calories: 246g     Total Fat: 5g
Cholesterol: 78mg     Protein: 30g
Carbohydrates: 0g     Sodium: 549mg

Serves
Makes 4 servings

SOURCE: French's



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