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Chicken with Brie, Apricot Preserves & Almonds

No recipe image available.A simple, yet elegant entrée. Sautéed chicken breast cutlets are topped with Brie cheese, apricot preserves and sliced almonds, and baked just until the cheese is bubbly.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
8 ounces Brie cheese, quartered
8 tablespoons apricot preserves
1/2 cup sliced almonds
Parsley sprigs for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place chicken between 2 pieces plastic wrap and gently pound to 1/4-inch thickness. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. In large skillet, place olive oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook about 3 minutes on each side or until brown and fork can be inserted with ease.
  3. Arrange chicken in single layer in baking dish. Top each piece with a quarter of Brie cheese and 2 tablespoons apricot preserves. Sprinkle with almonds and place in 400°F (205°C) oven until cheese is bubbly, about 7 minutes.
  4. Garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Chicken Council. Used with permission.