Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Bake 375°F 45 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely diced onion
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and grated (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon apricot preserves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 bone-in full chicken breasts

Make It

1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In saucepan, melt 2 teaspoons butter over high heat. Stir in onion and cook 3 minutes. Stir in apple, apricot preserves, salt, and cinnamon. Cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Cool for 5 minutes.

2. Peel skin off chicken breast, leaving it attached at wing joint. Place half of apple mixture on each breast; fold skin back over filling and secure with toothpick. Melt remaining 1 teaspoon butter and brush over tops of chicken breasts. Place in baking pan, and bake 45 minutes.

3. Let chicken rest 10 minutes. Peel breast meat away from bone and slice.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 414, Fat, total (g): 17, carb. (g): 7, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 55, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.