Dinner for $10 (or Less): Grilled Chicken & Peaches in a Summery Glaze

Grilled chicken & peaches in a summer glaze

Summer, summer, summertime! With the hottest season of the year officially here, it's time to break out the seasonal bites and head to the grill.

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I don't know about you, but I love peaches -- like, for real (for real). They're sweet, they're juicy, and they can be extremely tasty. And as much as I enjoy digging into this summery fruit, nothing beats combining it with meats -- like chicken -- for the ultimate seasonal dish.

If you have yet to try peaches and chicken, honey, you're missing out!

Grilled Chicken & Peaches in a Summery Glaze (adapted from recipe on AllRecipes.com)

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 peaches, halved (you can always add more)
  • 1 12-oz. jar peach preserves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped

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Directions

1. Heat grill pan with oil on medium high heat.

2. In a small bowl, mix peach preserves with soy sauce and garlic powder. Add a little pepper for taste.

3. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Brush glaze over chicken and cook for seven minutes -- or until brown. Repeat on other side. Remove chicken from grill pan.

4. Add peach halves (facing down) on grill and cook for three minutes. Remove from heat.

5. Place chicken in a serving dish. Add remaining glaze on top. Arrange peaches around the chicken breasts. Sprinkle fresh parsley over the dish.

Grilled chicken & peaches in a summer glaze

Serve with your favorite sides.

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Price of items used:

  • $4 - Chicken breast family pack (price reflects half an $8 family pack)
  • $3 - Peaches
  • $2 - Peach preserves
  • $1 - Fresh parsley

$10

 

 

Images via Tanvier Peart

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