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Pineapple Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Ingredients
  Whole chicken breasts 8 Small, boned
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon, divided
  Crushed pineapple 1 Can (10 oz)
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon, divided
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dried leaf tarragon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pimiento 1 Tablespoon
  Sweet sour pineapple sauce 4 Tablespoon
Directions

Place boned chicken breasts skin side down on board.
Sprinkle with 3/4 teaspoon salt.
Drain pineapple and reserve the syrup for Sweet Sour Pineapple Sauce.
Heat 4 tablespoons butter or margarine in skillet; add green pepper, celery, onion and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Cook until vegetables are tender.
Remove from heat; add tarragon, bread crumbs, pimiento and drained pineapple; mix well.
Place about 1/4 cup stuffing mixture in center of each chicken breast; fold the sides over and fasten with skewers or string.
Heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet.
Add chicken breasts, four at a time, and brown lightly on all sides.
Remove to shallow baking pan.
Bake in 350° oven 40 to 45 minutes, until tender.
Serve with Sweet Sour Pineapple Sauce.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party

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