Apple Filled Chicken in Pecan Creme Sauce Recipe

Description

Chicken breast is a versatile meat. Its delicate taste and texture combine with a wide variety of flavors. This recipe mixes apple, pecans and vanilla to produce an interesting chicken dish.

Ingredients

2  
chicken breast (fillets, 2 skinless, boneless, breast halves)
2 sli
cheese (Provolone)
1  
apple (peeled, cored and thinly sliced, Granny Smith or cooking apple)
1  
shallot (sliced)
2 T
milk
1 c
bread crumbs (seasoned)
3  
egg yolks
1⁄3 c
sugar (white)
1⁄4 c
wine (white)
1⁄2 t
vanilla extract
1⁄4 c
pecans (finely chopped)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F. Lightly oil a baking pan.
  2. Using a very sharp knife, gently, and carefully cut close to the smooth side of the chicken breast, creating a pocket.
  3. Place 1 half slice of the provolone inside of the pocket, followed by half of the apple slices. Then add a small amount of the shallot, to taste.
  4. Top with the remaining provolone. Pull the pocket closed toeing with twine. Sprinkle with milk and coat with the bread crumbs. Place chicken onto the baking sheet.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes. The juice should run clear.
  6. Using a double boiler, prepare your sauce while the chicken is baking. .
  7. Lightly simmer the water, combining it with the egg yolks and sugar. Beat until the yolk pales and a froth forms. Slowly add the wine. Stir constantly until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat and add the pecans and vanilla.
  8. Ladle some of the sauce onto a serving plate and place your chicken breast on top of it. Drizzle a bit of the sauce over top.

Notes

Serving size: 1/2 of a recipe (12.1 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients. 3 of the recipe's ingredients were not linked. These ingredients are not included in the recipe nutrition data.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

527.91

Calories From Fat (40%)

210.72

% Daily Value

Total Fat 24.17g

37%

Saturated Fat 7.09g

35%

Cholesterol 457.1mg

152%

Sodium 322.69mg

13%

Potassium 772.99mg

22%

Total Carbohydrates 5.07g

2%

Fiber 1.31g

5%

Sugar 1.68g

 

Protein 64.7g

129%