Apple stuffed chicken breasts

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
6 Boneless; skinless, split chicken breasts
1½ cup Diced red or green apples; (about 2 apples)
¼ cup Golden seedless raisins
¼ cup Chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons Minced onion
⅔ teaspoon Dried sage
Melted butter or margarine for brushing
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
⅓ cup Apple jelly
¼ cup Orange juice concentrate; undiluted
¼ cup Dry sherry

GLAZE

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease baking pan and set aside.

Place chicken breasts between sheets of plastic wrap and pound with meat mallet to ¼-inch thickness. Set aside Place apples, raisins, nuts, onion, and sage in bowl and stir to combine.

Place 1 tablespoon apple mixture in center of each breast ad roll up, enclosing filling completely. Secure with wooden toothpicks and place, seam-side-down, in single layer in prepared pan. Brush with melted butter and set aside.

To make glaze, melt 4 tablespoons butter in small saucepan and stir in apple jelly, orange juice, and sherry. Simmer 3 minutes until jelly is completely melted.

Bake chicken in preheated oven, basting frequently with glaze, 30-45 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Remove toothpicks before serving.

(Recipe from Gold Kist Farms)

Posted to EAT-L Digest by Al & Diane Johnson <johnson@...> on Jan 18, 1998

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