Apple-Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by southern chef in lo

The mix of the cranberry and apples makes this chicken breast out of this world.

Top Review by cleifheit

This was one of the BEST chicken dinners I've ever had - and I can't believe it didn't come from a restaurant! Amazing, can't say enough yummy things about it. Thank you!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp; remove bacon, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.
  2. Sauté chopped apple in reserved drippings over medium-high heat 4 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in bacon, 1/4 cup cranberries, and next 3 ingredients.
  3. Cut a 3 1/2-inch-long horizontal slit through the thickest portion of each chicken breast, cutting to, but not through, other side, forming a pocket. Stuff apple mixture evenly into each pocket. Wipe skillet clean.
  4. Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, and cook 8 to 10 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken, and keep warm.
  5. Add remaining 1/4 cup cranberries, apple juice, apple brandy, and salt to skillet. Stir together cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water until smooth; stir into juice mixture, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until thickened. Spoon over chicken, and sprinkle with pecans and parsley.

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