- 4 chicken breasts
- 2 cups peeled pears, chopped
- 1/4 cup dried cranberries
- 2 tablespoons pine nuts
- 1 shalott, finely chopped
- 1 egg, beaten
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
- Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 3 tablespoons orange juice
- Preheat oven to 210 °C (425 °F).
- Cut the chicken breasts in half lengthwise without separating the two pieces. They should be opened butterfly style.
- In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the pear stuffing and stuff the breasts with it. Place in a buttered oven platter. Set aside for later.
- In a small saucepan, mix all ingredients for the sweet glaze. Bring to a boil and reduce a third.
- Pour half the glaze over the chicken breasts. Cook in center of the oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
- Remove chicken breasts from oven and pour the rest of the sweet glaze over them.
- Serve with season vegetables.
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