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Apricot-Stuffed Chicken

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 4

Ingredients

    • 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
    • 1/2 lb fresh apricots (approximately 4), halved
    • 1 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 1/4 tsp ginger. Spoon stuffing mixture in a strip along center of each breast. Place apricot halves on top of stuffing. Wrap chicken around filling; tie each chicken roll with a string every 2 inches.

Barbecue on rack about 5 1/2 inches above medium-hot coals 15 minutes, turning once or twice. Mix apricot jam, vinegar, and remaining 1/4 tsp ginger.

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

Nutrition Facts
Apricot-Stuffed Chicken
Serving Size 1/4 recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 430 Calories from Fat 100
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 69g 23%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 54g
Protein 17g  
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4%
Iron 10%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 4
Meat 2
Fruit 0
Vegetable 0
Milk 0
Fat 2
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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