Blue Cheese and Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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3 reviews.
  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 5 min total time
  • 14 ingredients
  • 2 servings

Ingredients

2
(6-oz.) boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1
oz. (1/4 cup) crumbled blue cheese
1/4
cup finely chopped apple
1
teaspoon chopped green onions
1
teaspoon olive oil
1/8
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
Dash paprika
1/3
cup apple cider or apple juice
1/3
cup chicken broth
3/4
cup uncooked instant white rice
1
tablespoon chopped green onions
6
thin apple slices
1
tablespoon chopped pecans

Directions

  1. 1 Heat oven to 350°F. With sharp knife, cut 3-inch slit in meaty side of each chicken breast half to form pocket.
  2. 2 In small bowl, combine cheese, chopped apple and 1 teaspoon green onions; mix well. Gently spoon half of filling into each pocket. Close with toothpick or small skewer. Place in ungreased 10x6-inch (1 1/2-quart) baking dish. Brush with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and paprika. Pour cider and broth over chicken.
  3. 3 Bake at 350°F. for 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.
  4. 4 Remove from oven. Remove chicken from baking dish; place on serving platter. Cover to keep warm. Add rice and 1 tablespoon chopped green onions to juices in baking dish; mix well. Place apple slices over rice.
  5. 5 Cover; return to oven. Bake an additional 2 to 4 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Serve rice with chicken. Sprinkle each serving with chopped pecans.

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