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Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast {Baked Chicken Breast Recipe}

 

 

Baked chicken breast recipes

You can fry a chicken, but what about simple baked chicken breast recipes? Being on a bit of a health kick, I really wanted to try and develop some baked chicken breast recipes. One idea was a stuffed chicken breast.

 

Stuffed chicken breast

I did not want to do a traditional stuffed chicken breast with cheese. I wanted to do something different with a chicken stuffing recipe. The idea of doing apple stuffing appealed to me. Using boneless chicken, I could make a great stuffed chicken breast!

 

Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast {Baked Chicken Breast Recipe}

 

Apple stuffing

Most apple stuffings are made with rice. However, I wanted to make my apple stuffing with bread stuffing. I felt the bread and apple would make for a great combination. Plus apple and chicken go well together, so making an apple stuffing for this baked chicken breast recipe would give this chicken a great savory taste.

 

Savory apple recipe

 When you think of Apple, you think of a sweet recipe. A savory apple recipe may not be your first thought. I like to think outside the box, mixing sweet and savory together in this boneless chicken was a recipe development I really liked doing. 

 

Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast {Baked Chicken Breast Recipe}

 

Stuffing for pork

Pork is another white meat that is great with apples. So this apple stuffing can also be made with a boneless pork chop. No matter what meat you use, this apple recipe will be the hit of the dinner table.

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Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast on white plate with broccoli
Yield: 6 servings

Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast is a savory chicken recipe. The sweet apple combines with a moist stuffing makes for a wonderful chicken dinner!

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) chicken-flavored stuffing mix
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast, thin cuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup chopped peeled apple
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Instructions

  1. Saute the onion and celery in the butter until the onion is translucent.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Prepare stuffing according to package directions.
  4. Add the onion mixture, lemon zest, and apple to the stuffing.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Season the chicken with salt and pepper
  7. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness
  8. Top each chicken breast with apple stuffing mixture.
  9. Roll up and secure with toothpicks.
  10. Place in a the Swiss Diamond baking dish.
  11. Pour apple juice over the chicken.
  12. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Discard toothpicks.
  13. Serve it up and ENJOY!

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 268Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 107mgSodium: 367mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 38g

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Carlee

Friday 28th of September 2018

What a delicious combination. It's like Thanksgiving in stuffed chicken form and I love every bit of it!

marco pirri

Thursday 27th of September 2018

This is delicious! I will prepare this evening for my partner. Thank you very much

Wendy Klik

Monday 24th of September 2018

I always add apples to my stuffing. This is a lovely recipe.