Apricot-Stuffed Chicken - A Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Hot from the grill - this Apricot-Stuffed Chicken dish is delicious, sweet and savory. Serve with a green salad and enjoy!
Protein: 17 g
Carbs: 69 g
Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Sodium: 260 mg
Fiber: 3 g.
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 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 ¼ 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 5½ inches above medium-hot coals 15 minutes, turning once or twice. Mix apricot jam, vinegar, and remaining ¼ tsp ginger.
5 Brush jam mixture over chicken rolls; continue cooking until done, about 5 to 10 minutes.
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