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Stuffed Fruit Glazed Chicken Thighs

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Ingredients
  Apple 1 Medium, cored and chopped
  Orange 1 Medium, sectioned and chopped
  Uncooked instant rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped dried chives 2 Tablespoon
  Orange marmalade 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), divided
  Butter/Margarine 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, divided
  Ground coriander 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chicken thighs 8
  Bouquet sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sesame seed 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In medium bowl combine apple, orange, rice, chives, 1 tablespoon marmalade, 1 tablespoon butter, the coriander, salt and pepper.
Cover with plastic wrap.
Microwave at High 2 to 4 minutes, or until very hot, stirring after half the time.
Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
Loosen skin from chicken to form a pocket.
Stuff each pocket with 2 heaping tablespoons mixture.
Arrange stuffed thighs on roasting rack.
Set aside.
In 2-cup measure combine remaining 3 tablespoons marmalade, 2 teaspoons butter and the bouquet sauce.
Microwave at High 30 to 45 seconds, or until heated, stirring after half the time.
Brush over stuffed thighs.
Sprinkle with sesame seed.
Microwave at High 12 to 15 minutes, or until chicken near bone is no longer pink, rotating and rearranging 2 times.
Wrap, label and freeze no longer than 1 month.
To serve, unwrap and place in 8 x 8-in baking dish.
Microwave at 50% (Medium) 20 to 30 minutes, or until heated, rotating and rearranging 2 times.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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