4 chicken breast recipes for Christmas dinner


Chicken breast recipes are perfect for all family meals, but when it comes to family vacations, you can not beat the taste of these boneless and stuffed chicken breast recipes. Check out our Christmas dinner recipes below, and you'll need Christmas every day of the year

Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Apples

6 boneless and skinless breast halves

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 packet (6 ounces) whole wheat or chicken flour

1 cup of chopped and peeled apple

1/4 cup chopped celery

1/4 cup of nuts

1/4 cup raisins

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind

1/2 cup of apple jelly

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Slice each chicken breast horizontally in the middle, almost until the end, leaving one end together to create a stuffing area. Lightly pat each piece to flatten a bit and brush the olive oil on the outside of each piece. Put aside.

Prepare the stuffing mixture following the instructions on the package. Add the apple, celery, nuts, raisins and lemon peel to the stuffing already prepared.

Spread the stuffing mixture evenly in 6 portions and garnish each breast with the stuffing mixture. Place the stuffed meat in a 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Put aside.

In a saucepan, combine apple jelly, lemon juice and cinnamon; bring to a boil, and cook uncovered for 3 minutes. Brush about half of the jelly enamel on top of each piece of poultry

Cook the chicken, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 40 minutes; then pour the remaining apple frost icing on each breast and bake for about 20 minutes more (a total of 1 hour of cooking)

Chicken breasts stuffed with pineapple

6 boneless breasts and without skin

2 tablespoons of butter

1/2 medium green pepper, chopped

1/2 medium red pepper, chopped

2/3 / cup of hot water

1 packet (6 ounces) whole wheat or stuffing with ordinary chicken flavor

1 (8-1 / 4 ounce size) can crushed pineapple (drained, but keep the liquid for glaze)

Empty pineapple, reserving the liquid. Put aside.

Slice the chicken pieces horizontally through the middle, leaving them attached at one end to form a pocket. Flatten slightly by tapping down.

Melt butter over medium heat. Add the red and green peppers and cook for 5 minutes or until they are tender. Stir in 2/3 cup hot water, then add the dry stuffing mixture and pineapple. Mix and cook for 4 to 5 minutes

Dip the middle of the chicken pieces with the pineapple stuffing mixture and place in a greased or sprayed 9 x 13-inch baking dish

In a other bowl, mix the reserved juice of the pineapple. brown sugar, white vinegar and ginger. Pour evenly over the pieces

Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour

Creamy chicken breasts

6 boneless skinless breasts

1 (10-3 / 4 ounces) cream of mushrooms or chicken cream

16 ounces of sour cream

1 pk. tablespoon dry onion soup mix

Spray the jug jug and place the breasts in the slow cooker. Mix the remaining ingredients. Pour over the chicken.

Cover and cook over low heat for 6 hours

Cranberry chicken breasts

NOTE: It is better to start the day before

6 boneless and skinless breasts

1 (16 ounces) whole cranberries

1 bottle (8 oz) Russian Vinaigrette

1 pk. tablespoon dry onion soup mix

Spray the jug jug and place the chicken in the slow cooker. Mix cranberry sauce, salad dressing and soup mix and pour over chicken.

Cover and chill in refrigerator 2-8 hours or overnight

After marinating in refrigerator, cook covered for 6 hours

Slow-cook chicken recipes are especially good for Christmas dinner when you are busy packing gifts and putting Christmas bikes and beds together! However, whether you are planning an intimate gala dinner or an elaborate Christmas dinner, you should find the right Christmas chicken recipe for your family vacation this year!


Source by Chris Stevens

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