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Apricot Chicken with Brie Cheese and Bacon

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Apricot Chicken with Brie Cheese and Bacon

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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 6 chicken breasts (filleted)
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 14 oz. brie cheese (sliced into 5 or 6 slices)
  • 10 oz. apricot (spread)
  • 3/4 cup chopped bacon (cooked and, divided)
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar (reduced)
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    1020Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories1020Calories from Fat560
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat62g95%
    Saturated Fat26g130%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol340mg113%
    Sodium1290mg54%
    Potassium1700mg49%
    Protein97g190%
    Calories from Fat560
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate14g5%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars11g22%
    Vitamin A40%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium20%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(32)

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    Nancy Firestone 15 days ago
    Ridiculously delicious. Used a lot less brie than called for - came out perfect!
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    Melissa McDaniel 2 years ago
    OMG! The family LOVED it! Husband called it one of my top 5 dishes!
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    Jani Hagen 2 years ago
    would definitely make again! super easy!
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    melissa arnold 3 years ago
    Substituted Brie for Monetary Jack and it was still delish. Can't wait to try it with Brie when I have it on hand.
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    Wareing 3 years ago
    Absolutely delicious. Definitely a new favourite.
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    Alliyah Edwards 3 years ago
    it was nasty. Will never make again
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    Theresa 3 years ago
    Very tasty meal! Definitely will make again. Enjoyed the combination of sweet and savoury flavours.
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    Burdick 3 years ago
    This was okay. I didn’t do the balsamic reduction, the apricot spread was sweet enough without it. The brie pretty much disappeared while baking, if I do it again I would add some brie to the top of each breast towards the end of cooking. The dish was best when you could get a perfect bite of chicken, bacon, and apricot all together (if the brie had held together that bite would have been out of this world!). Choose really fat chicken breasts so you can really stuff it with the brie and bacon. Ease of on the apricot, it’s quite sweet. Maybe combine the apricot and balsamic over heat and use as a sauce. That would be tasty.
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    Aida Oxenford 3 years ago
    Easy to make and delicious! I’ll make it again.
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    Chris 3 years ago
    Great very tasty! I didn’t have bacon and I used chicken strips. But it came out great and I really like the strips !
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    Bill 3 years ago
    Very flavorful, I’ll definitely prepare this again. Went exactly as recipe called for and would not change anything
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    Julie 3 years ago
    Very nice combination of flavors! And an easy throw together meal! A keeper!
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    Carcheri G. 3 years ago
    We have made this several times and love it. Friends and family always ask for the recipe. Several changes we made were to use vegetable oil instead of olive oil since you want to brown the chicken quickly in high heat. 2nd is to use as much Brie as needed for each piece of chicken. 3rd generously salt and pepper the inside and outside make sure to get it all the way inside. 4th we cook a 1/2 lbs of bacon and use 2/3s for stuffing and the 1/3 for topping. Finally I reduce the balsamic on the stove not in the microwave. Yes it produces lots of liquid the liquid is great for making quinoa.
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    Crystal Groth 3 years ago
    Pretty good, the sauce was kinda soupy though
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    Jen Jen 3 years ago
    I’m not going to make this again. It lacked flavour and was a bit of a disaster. Very fiddly to make.
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    Robin 3 years ago
    This recipe was awesome. My picky sister cleaned her plate. The only thing I would do different is add more apricot fruit. I will definatly make and share this recipe. love it😋
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    Jiang 3 years ago
    Delicious! Quite sweet but I like that with chicken and I suppose that would depend on the jam used too. Used tenderloins instead of breast and stacked the cheese and bacon on top. De-lic-ios!
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    Renae D. 3 years ago
    Tons of flavour. One of the best chicken recipes I've tried.
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    Keri B. 3 years ago
    This is absolutely delicious! I'm hooked. I lightened the calorie load a bit (even though I would've LOVED to eat more of it) with a little less bacon, apricot spread, and brie to fit into my meal prep allowance calorie wise, and it was seriously scrumptious! I used 3 pieces of bacon, 50 grams of brie, and 2 tablespoons of apricot spread on 4 chicken breasts and paired it with quinoa + steamed green beans. I couldn't wait for dinner each day. I've made it 2 times already and will do it again this week!
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    Eubanks 3 years ago
    I halved the recipe and was concerned about the time to cook it but I had big chicken breasts and cooked it for 30 minutes and it turned out yummy good and the taste is heavenly
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    Katelyn Esquivel 3 years ago
    Awesome! I used thighs and it worked great
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    Walker 3 years ago
    Did with sticky rice!
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    Dawn T. 3 years ago
    Outstanding. I made the dish with chicken thighs and served it with a side of white rice. This recipe is a keeper!
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    Tiffany Stuckey 3 years ago
    OMG y'all, best chicken recipe ever! I knew it would probably taste good, since I often do a yummy brie & apricot spread for an appetizer...but this recipe exceeded my expectations! It was so delicious...the cheese was melted perfectly, the chicken was juicy & tender, and who doesn't love bacon, right?! I had dinner guests over when I made this for the 1st time, and they were very impressed, and the whole family loved it!
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    Marie P. 3 years ago
    Omigosh - made this last night and it was a hit! I did use chicken thighs and inserted the brie mixture under the skin but other than that followed the recipe as written. The blend of flavors was amazing! Definitely a family favorite - thank you :-)
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    Delicious and easy to make. I think if you add a sauce it would make it even better.
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    Tara R. 3 years ago
    My family loved it!!! And it was very simple to make although I felt like I had a lot of extra incredients left over (ie cheese, vinegar) but maybe that’s because I made it with 5 chicken breasts. I paired it with roasted potatoes and seasoned green beans.
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    Joseph D. 4 years ago
    Excellent entree!!!!! Will make again
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    Zach DuFran 4 years ago
    Great combination of flavors! We will make this again. I had never reduced balsamic vinegar in the microwave before and it took a while before I could tell that it was thickening. When I stopped heating it and stirring it got thicker than syrup really quick.
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    Teresa M. 4 years ago
    The chicken ended up dry because it cooked too long. Next time I will cook it in the oven for 15-20 min. Also you may want to warm the apricot spread a little so you can pour it over the chicken.

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