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Hawaiian Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 1/4-ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • 6 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 1/2 medium-size green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium-size red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • 1 (6-ounce) package chicken-flavored stuffing mix
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

Nutrition Information

  • calories 311
  • fat 6.3 g
  • cholesterol 67 mg
  • sodium 552 mg

How to Make It

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Set aside.

  2. Place chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin.

  3. Melt margarine in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add chopped bell peppers, and sauté 5 minutes or until tender.

  4. Stir in 2/3 cup hot water and seasoning packet from stuffing mix. Stir in stuffing mix and pineapple. Spoon about 1/2 cup stuffing mixture onto each chicken breast; roll up, securing with wooden picks, and place into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

  5. Stir together reserved pineapple juice, brown sugar, vinegar,and grated ginger; drizzle evenly over chicken.

  6. Bake at 400° for 25 to 30 minutes or until done.