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Cranberry Raisin Chicken

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  Whole chicken breasts 2 Large, skinned, halved lengthwise, and boned
  Firm white bread slice 1 , cut into 1/8 inch cubes
  Apple 1 Small, chopped
  Cranberries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Low calorie cranberry juice cocktail 3 Tablespoon
  Kitchen bouquet 1
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Low calorie cranberry juice cocktail 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Place one piece of chicken, boned side up, between two pieces of clear plastic wrap.
Working from center to edges, pound lightly with a meat mallet, forming a rectangle about 1/8 inch thick.
Remove plastic wrap.
Repeat with remaining chicken.
For stuffing, stir together bread cubes, apple, and cranberries.
Add the 3 tablespoons cranberry juice cocktail; toss.
Place some stuffing in center of each chicken piece.
Fold two ends of each chicken piece over stuffing; secure with wooden toothpicks.
Place chicken rolls, seam side down, in a 9-inch pie plate.
Brush with Kitchen Bouquet, if desired.
Cover with clear plastic wrap; vent by leaving a small area unsealed at edge of the dish.
Micro-cook on 100% power (HIGH) for 6 to 8 minutes or till tender, rotating dish and rearranging chicken once.
Let stand, covered, while preparing sauce.
For sauce, in a 2-cup measure combine brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Stir in the 1/3 cup cranberry juice cocktail.
Stir in raisins.
Micro-cook, uncovered, on 100% power (HIGH) for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or till thickened and bubbly, stirring every minute.
Transfer chicken to dinner plates.
Spoon sauce over chicken.

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Cranberry Raisin Chicken Recipe