Apricot-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

A hearty dinner ready in an hour! Try this baked chicken made with Whole Grain Total® cereal and apricots - a delightful meal.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 2

Ingredients

2
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1/2 lb)
3/4
cup Whole Grain Total® cereal, slightly crushed*
1/4
cup chopped dried apricots
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1/3
cup apricot preserves
1
teaspoon lemon juice
Salt and pepper, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cereal, apricots and butter. Spoon half of cereal mixture on center of each chicken breast. Fold chicken in half horizontally over stuffing; secure with toothpicks. Place in ungreased 9-inch square pan.
  • 3 In 1-quart saucepan, heat preserves and lemon juice over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until preserves are melted. Pour over chicken.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    430
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    59g
    59%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    37g
    37%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    50%;
    Iron
    60%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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