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Apricot-Stuffed Chicken - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Apricot-Stuffed Chicken - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 4

(832 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 430
Protein: 17 g
Carbs: 69 g
Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Sodium: 260 mg
Fiber: 3 g

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Hot from the grill - this recipe is sweet and savory. Serve with a green salad and enjoy!
2 whole chicken breasts, boned, skin on
1 cup dry stuffing mix
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
1 tsp ground ginger
4 fresh apricots ( lb), halved
1 cup all-fruit apricot jam
1 Tbsp cider vinegar
1 Place chicken skin side down, and pound it with a mallet to flatten slightly.
2 Combine stuffing mix, onion, butter, and tsp ginger. Spoon stuffing mixture in a strip along center of each breast.
3 Place apricot halves on top of stuffing. Wrap chicken around filling; tie each chicken roll with a string every 2 inches.
4 Barbecue on rack about 5 inches above medium-hot coals 15 minutes, turning once or twice. Mix apricot jam, vinegar, and remaining tsp ginger.
5 Brush jam mixture over chicken rolls; continue cooking until done, about 5 to 10 minutes.

Ratings & Reviews
(832 ratings)
Reviewed By: wcm05
Loved this recipe! However, I didn`t have any jam so I just pureed the left over apricots and mixed with a tsp of brown ...
Oct 30, 2011
Excellent for Barbeque
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
I tried this recipe for a barbeque and it was awesome, everyone raved. Even the teenagers liked the apricot flavor. I ...
Aug 07, 2009
Reviewed By: wanttodo
The ingredient part of the recipe calls for 1 teaspoon ginger but then the instruction calls for 1 quarter teaspoon ...
May 18, 2008
Reviewed By: elderkin
The fusion of flavours are amazing. This is so easy to make.
May 03, 2007
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