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Apricot Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Apricot Stuffed Chicken          
Posted by: Tuddles Mon, 7 Feb 2005, at 3:21 p.m.

2 whole chicken breasts, boned, skin on
1/2 cup dry stuffing mix
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted 1/2 tsp ground ginger
4 fresh apricots (1/2 lb), halved
1/2 cup apricot jam
1 tbsp cider vinegar

Place chicken skin side down and pound with a mallet to flatten slightly.
Combine stuffing mix, onion, butter, and 1/4 teaspoon ginger.
Spoon stuffing mixture in a strip along center of each breast.
Place apricot halved 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 teaspoon ginger.
Brush jam mixture over chicken rolls; continue cooking until done, about 5 to 10 minutes.
Makes 4 servings
Nutrition information per serving: 340 calories, 17 g protein, 40 g carbohydrates, 163 mg sodium, 13 g fat, 62 mg cholesterol, 1 g dietary fiber, 1095 IU vitamin A, 368 mg potassium

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