Chicken Stuffed with Dried Fruits

Chicken Stuffed with Dried Fruits
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Recipe type: Entrees
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Serves: 6
 
Easy to prepare and the dried fruit add just a touch of sweetness to the dish. Cook with Kids!
Ingredients
  • 1 large roasting chicken
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • butter
  • ½ lb prunes, soaked, pitted, and chopped
  • ½ lb apricots, soaked and chopped
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Clean and wash the chicken, and wipe it dry
  2. Add 2 tablespoons butter to pan and saute onions until soft and golden
  3. Add the chopped fruits and saute for a few minutes
  4. Season to taste with salt, pepper, and cinnamon
  5. Stuff the chicken with fruit mixture
  6. Sprinkle exterior with salt and pepper, and cinnamon
  7. Roast in preheated 350F – 1 to 11/2 hr
  8. Baste frequently with melted butter.
Notes
Serve the chicken with rice or vegetables.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 732 Fat: 33g Saturated fat: 11g Unsaturated fat: 6g Carbohydrates: 84g Sodium: 123mg Fiber: 10.5g Protein: 32g