Chicken pick ’em ups with spicy apricot dipping sauce
(at time of publication)
- Equipment to make pick 'em ups
- food processor
- non-stick frying pan or stove top grill
- measuring spoons
- spatula for turning the chicken pick 'em ups
- bamboo skewers (optional)
- 2 boneless chicken breasts, skin removed
- ½ onion
- 2 slices bread
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 handful fresh basil leaves
- fresh 1 handful parsley
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 egg
- Equipment to make sauce
- small bowl
- measuring cup
- measuring spoons
- small spoon for stirring
- ½ cup apricot jamjellyX
- 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon tomato sauce
For the pick 'em ups
1 Cut the onion in half and remove the skin from one half.
2 Place the onion, chicken, bread, mustard, salt, basil, parsley and egg in the processor and pulse until minced.
3 Heat the pan or grill. Use a spoon to scoop around a spoonful of mixture and drop into the pan or onto a grill plate or barbecue. Flatten to form small patties.
4 Cook until browned then turn and continue cooking until the patties are done, approximately 4 minutes each side.
5 Poke a skewer into the side of each patty and serve with dipping sauce.
For the sauce
6 Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl and serve as a dip for kebabs and meatballs.
This tasty quick dipping sauce is good with all kinds of grilled or barbecued foods, but spicy apricot flavours go particularly well with chicken.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 4.1g
–Saturated fat 1.1g
Dietary fibre 2.5g
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