Chicken With Brie & Apricots Recipe

This succulent chicken breast recipe is from Paul Hickey, owner of Today's Menu, a Toronto-based home-cooking service.

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 tbsp olive oil
8 oz. Canadian Brie cheese, quartered and rind removed
8 tbsp apricot preserve
1/2 cup sliced almonds


Step 1: Preheat oven to 400ºF.

Step 2: Gently pound chicken to 1/4″ thickness. In medium skillet heat olive oil.

Step 3: Brown chicken, about 3 minutes per side.

Step 4: Arrange chicken in single layer in baking dish. Top each piece of chicken with a quarter of the Brie and 2 tbsp of apricot preserve. Sprinkle with almonds.

Step 5: Bake in oven at 400ºF, until cheese is bubbly, approximately 5 minutes. Do not over cook, chicken will dry out.

Step 6: Allow dish to cool, seal and freeze.

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