Apple Glazed Chicken Bundles

By ADW|2017-01-06T10:20:39-05:00Updated: August 17th, 2009|Diabetes Recipes, Poultry|0 Comments


  • 1 tbsp of butter or margarine
  • 1/2 thinly sliced green onion
  • 2 cups dried, unseasoned package of bread cubes
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp Equal Spoonful (or 3 packets of Equal sweetener)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chickenbreast halves (6oz each), pounded to 1/4″ thickness
  • 1 1/2 cups apple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Equal Spoonful (or 3 packets of Equal sweetner)

Stuffing Directions:

  1. In a small skillet, melt butter. Add green onions and stir mixture 1 to 2 minutes or until onions are tender.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, Mix bread cubes and cranberries together then add in onion mixture.
  3. In a sauce pan, boil 1/3 cup apple juice and 1/3 cup water. Add to bowl with bread cubes, cranberry and onion mixture with 2 tablespoons of Equal and stir.

Chicken Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Lay chicken breasts on flat surface. Place 1/2 cup stuffing mixture in center of each chicken breast. Fold in sides of the chicken to form a “bundle” and secure each with wooden picks.
  3. Place chicken bundles in shallow, sprayed baking pan and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken and stuffing reach 160°F and chicken juices are clear when chicken is pierced with a fork.

Glaze Directions:

  1. In a small saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups apple juice, 1/2 cup water, cornstarch and lemon juice stir until smooth.
  2. Change to medium heat until boiling. Stir frequently until glaze thickens
  3. Remove from heat and stir in 2 tablespoons of Equal.
  4. Spoon glaze over baked chicken and serve.

Food Exchanges: 6 Very Lean Meat, 1 Starch, 1 Fruit

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 4 Servings
Calories:    344
Protein:    41g
Carbohydrates:    30g
Fat:    6g
Cholesterol:    107mg
Sodium:    268mg

About the Author: ADW

ADW Diabetes is a diabetic supply mail order company that is dedicated to keeping diabetes management affordable. ADW takes a leading role in offering free diabetic education through Destination Diabetes, an informational component of the ADW website featuring tips and advice from diabetes and nutrition experts, diabetic recipes and more.

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