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Easy Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe
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Easy Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

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The tart taste of apples and cheddar cheese season these quick, juicy chicken breasts from Betty Muir in Atlanta, Georgia. “They’re so easy and simply delicious,” she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled apple
  • 2 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cold water
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 275 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 494 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 fruit.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the apple, cheese, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness; top with apple mixture. Roll up and secure with toothpicks.
  2. Place in an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Pour apple juice and water over chicken; brush with butter. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Discard toothpicks.
  3. Transfer pan juices to a saucepan; bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into pan. Cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Pour over chicken. Sprinkle with paprika. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breasts in Cooking for 2 Fall 2006, p13

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 275 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 494 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 fruit.

Reviews for Easy Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Reviewed Nov. 24, 2013

Good, easy recipe. Only additions I made were adding a sliced green onion and a sprinkle of Mrs Dash along with the pepper.

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Reviewed Dec. 17, 2010

I thought this was super easy and tasted great. I must have had the tart apples, because it was a little too much apple taste for me. I used italian breadcrumbs and that overpowered everything. I had some extra filling and put it over the top before the gravy. That gave it more flavor - try that!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2010

Easy, Fast, Delicious. I love any excuse to cook with apples.

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Reviewed Oct. 30, 2010

Very, very bland. The sauce was not very thick and the whole disk was not very appealing to the eye.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2010

Good. Like other reviews though it just needs a little something else to give it a bite. Going to try a tarter apple or shaper cheese next time.

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