Brie- and Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons  olive oil
  • 1/2  onion, chopped
  • green apple, chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon  salt, divided
  • 1 Teaspoon  pepper, divided
  • 1/4 Cup  hard apple cider
  • 1/4 Cup  cubed Brie
  • boneless chicken breasts

It's a well-known fact that everything is better when you stuff it (at least when it comes to food). The inspiration for this recipe is rooted in that undeniable truth and the fact that Brie and apples are nothing if not delicious. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did.

Directions

Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a skillet over low to medium heat. Add the chopped onion and cook until tender, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Once the onions are soft and slightly browned, add the chopped apple, 1/2 the salt, 1/2 the pepper, and the hard apple cider. Cook, stirring frequently, until apples are somewhat tender, about 6-7 minutes. Pour the mixture into a bowl and let cool for about 7-10 minutes. Once it's cool, stir in the Brie.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Heat the remaining olive oil in the same skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken breasts with the rest of the salt and pepper and add to skillet. Brown each side  for 1-2 minutes and remove from heat. Slice the inside of each breast to make a pocket. Stuff the pocket with the Brie, apple, and onion filling. Don't worry about over-stuffing — the more the better and it's OK if some falls out! Place the stuffed chicken breasts in the oven and bake 35-45 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Remove from oven, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

596 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

30%

Servings:

2
  • Fat 76g 117%
  • Carbs 40g 13%
  • Saturated 24g 118%
  • Fiber 6g 25%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 28g
  • Monounsaturated 38g
  • Polyunsaturated 10g
  • Protein 86g 173%
  • Cholesterol 283mg 94%
  • Sodium 2,930mg 122%
  • Calcium 191mg 19%
  • Magnesium 121mg 30%
  • Potassium 1,237mg 35%
  • Iron 4mg 21%
  • Zinc 4mg 30%
  • Phosphorus 764mg 109%
  • Vitamin A 194µg 22%
  • Vitamin C 14mg 23%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 22%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 40%
  • Niacin (B3) 35mg 175%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 108%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 71µg 18%
  • Vitamin B12 2µg 36%
  • Vitamin D 2µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 5mg 27%
  • Vitamin K 26µg 32%
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