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Ontario Coronation Grape Stuffed Chicken

Chicken breasts are stuffed with shallots, Ontario Coronation grapes and blue cheese. Then glazed with a Coronation grape jelly.

makes 4 chicken breasts

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For recipe video in French: https://youtu.be/2iY1Dnu2B-s

 

Ingredients

 

1/4 cup basmati rice (60 mL)
1/2 cup vegetable broth (125 mL)
2 fresh rosemary stems 2
1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese (60 mL)
1 cup Ontario Coronation grapes, divided (250 mL)
1/4 cup diced shallots (60 mL)
4 medium chicken breasts 4
2 tbsp honey (25 mL)
1 tsp cornstarch (5 mL)

Directions

 

1. Prehaet oven to 425°F (218°C).

2. In a medium saucepan stir together rice, vegetable broth and rosemary stems. Bring to a boil on the stovetop over medium high heat. Once boiling set heat to low and cover the pot. Cook for 15 minutes.

3. In a medium bowl, mix together, cooked rice, blue cheese, 1/2 cup (125 mL) grapes and shallots. Butterfly the 4 chicken breasts and stuff each of them with 1/2 cup (125 mL) of rice mixture, place each chicken breast in a cast iron skillet and bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

4. Grape Glaze: Meanwhile, puree remaining 1/2 cup (125 mL) grapes, honey and cornstarch together. Bring to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Simmer until slightly thickened, 1 minute. Pour grape glaze over top of the chicken and bake for another 10 minutes or until the internal temperature is 165°F (74°C) when inserted into the thickest part of the meat.

Tip: Use toothpicks to hold stuffing mixture in place

Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts (per 1/4 of recipe): 298 calories; 30 g protein; 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 0 g trans fat; 90 mg cholesterol); 32 g carbohydrate (2 g fibre); 17 g total sugars; 619 mg sodium; 543 mg potassium

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