Gouda Stuffed Chicken Breasts With Spiced Apple Sauce

A nice and easy recipe for company. The flavors of the smoked gouda and apples meld together wonderfully.

1/4 lb smoked gouda cut into 1 inch by 1/2 inch sticks
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/2 c. fresh breadcrumbs (panko are the best)
2 TBSP olive oil
3 granny smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/2 dice
1/2 c. diced onion
1 c. chicken stock
1 c. apple cider
1 tsp ground coriander
Pinch of cayenne
1/2 tsp thyme
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pound chicken breasts to uniform thickness. Place cheese stick in the middle and roll up chicken breast around it. Spray with cooking spray and sprinkle with fresh breadcrumbs and paprika. Place chicken breasts in small roasting pan and bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.

Saute apples and onions in olive oil until softened. Add chicken stock and apple cider, coriander, cayenne, and thyme. Reduce by 1/2. Keep warm.

Serve chicken with spiced apple sauce over it.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

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Recipe Provided By:
Vandiver Inn
Havre De Grace, MD

Havre De Grace Bed and Breakfast Inns