Apple-Bacon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Total Time
40mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

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

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.

Reviews

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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!

cleifheit September 22, 2011

OUTSTANDING ~ A REALLY GREAT CHICKEN DINNER! I really liked the sauce & would probably double it another time! I did use the apple brandy & found it added a nice flavor! Definitely a keeper of a recipe! Thanks so much for sharing it! [Tagged, made & reviewed, believe it or not, as part of my theme, "This Little Piggy..." in the current Comfort Cafe]

Sydney Mike July 13, 2009

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