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Chicken Fantasia

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  Boned skinned chicken breasts 6 Small
  Thin boiled ham slices 6
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Apricot preserves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned pineapple tidbits 8 3⁄4 Ounce (1 can)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Brandy 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Place chicken breasts, boned side up, on cutting board.
Working from center out, pound chicken lightly to make cutlets about 1/4 inch thick.
Place a ham slice on each cutlet; tuck in sides and roll up jelly-roll fashion.
Skewer or tie.
In large skillet slowly brown chicken in butter.
Stir in water, preserves, vinegar, salt, and dry mustard.
Cook, covered, for 20 minutes.
Drain pineapple, reserving syrup.
Blend cornstarch and reserved syrup.
Stir cornstarch mixture and pineapple tidbits into sauce in skillet.
Cook, uncovered, 15 minutes or till chicken is tender, turning chicken rolls once.
At serving time transfer chicken to blazer pan of chafing dish; garnish with canned apricot halves, if desired.
Place over chafing dish burner.
Pour sauce into heat-proof dish.
In small saucepan warm brandy; at table pour brandy over sauce.
Ignite immediately; spoon flaming sauce over chicken.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2305 Calories from Fat 365

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g62.9%

Saturated Fat 20.6 g102.9%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 716 mg238.7%

Sodium 3092.7 mg128.9%

Total Carbohydrates 179 g59.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.1%

Sugars 123.9 g

Protein 257 g513.8%

Vitamin A 36.3% Vitamin C 105.3%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 49.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Fantasia Recipe