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Sage Shallot Apple Chicken Breasts

Prep time
30 mins

Recipe reprinted with permission from Asparagus to Zucchini ©2004 by MACSAC


This is fast enough for a family dinner, fancy enough for company


1 Tbutter
4 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, about 6-oz each)
1⁄3 cshallots (finely chopped)
1 capple (tart, finely chopped)
2 Tsage (fresh, chopped)
2 Tparsley (fresh, chopped)
2 cdried bread cubes (or croutons, heaping)
  salt and pepper (to taste)
1⁄2 cchicken broth (or a bit more if needed)


Oil a baking pan. Trim chicken of all fat; flatten meat by pounding it lightly with a flat, heavy utensil. Place in pan. Heat oven to 350°F. Cook shallots in butter on stove top until tender, 4-5 minutes. Stir in apples, herbs, bread cubes, salt, pepper and just enough chicken broth to make a moist stuffing. Mound on chicken. Bake until stuffing has browned and chicken is tender, 20-25 minutes.