Brie- and Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breast


  • 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.


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!


Calories per serving:

297 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Daily value:



  • Fat 44g 68%
  • Carbs 40g 13%
  • Saturated 14g 71%
  • Fiber 6g 25%
  • Sugars 28g
  • Monounsaturated 25g
  • Polyunsaturated 3g
  • Protein 14g 28%
  • Cholesterol 60mg 20%
  • Sodium 2,414mg 101%
  • Calcium 152mg 15%
  • Magnesium 34mg 9%
  • Potassium 471mg 13%
  • Iron 1mg 6%
  • Zinc 2mg 11%
  • Phosphorus 159mg 23%
  • Vitamin A 110µg 12%
  • Vitamin C 14mg 23%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 8%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 23%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 3%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 15%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 57µg 14%
  • Vitamin B12 1µg 17%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 4mg 22%
  • Vitamin K 26µg 32%
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