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APRICOT-STUFFED CHICKEN

EAT 5 TO 9 A DAY FOR BETTER HEALTH

Serves 4. Each serving is one 5 A Day serving
Source: California Fresh Apricot Council

 

Ingredients

    2 whole chicken breasts, boned, skin on
    1 cup dry stuffing mix
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
    1/2 tsp ground ginger
    4 fresh apricots (½ lb), halved
    1/2 cup apricot jam
    1 Tbsp cider vinegar
     

Directions

Place chicken skin side down, and pound it with a mallet to flatten slightly.

Combine stuffing mix, onion, butter, and ¼ tsp ginger.

Spoon stuffing mixture in a strip along center of each breast.

Place apricot halved on top of stuffing.

Wrap chicken around filling; tie each chicken roll with a string every 2 inches.

Barbecue on rack about 5½ inches above medium-hot coals 15 minutes, turning once or twice.

Mix apricot jam, vinegar, and remaining ¼ tsp ginger.

Brush jam mixture over chicken rolls; continue cooking until done, about 5 to 10 minutes.
 

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories 449, Protein 17g, Fat 8g, Calories From Fat 16%, Carbohydrates 74g, Cholesterol 64 Mg, Fiber 5g, Sodium 419mg.
 

CDC.gov - 5 a Day
 

 

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