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Double Cherry Chicken Roll Ups

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Adjust Servings:
1/2 8 ounce container Marscarpone Cheese or 1/2 8 ounce tub cream cheese
1/3 cup Dried Tart Red Cherries snipped
3 tablespoons Green Onions thinly sliced
4 Boneless Chicken skinless breasts
1 tablespoon Brown Sugar
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
1 recipe Cherry Orange Sauce
1 teaspoon Orange Zest
1 Oranges 1 large orange
1/4 cup Orange Juice
1/2 cup Cherry Preserves

Double Cherry Chicken Roll Ups

  • Cherries
  • Chicken
  • Oranges

Grilling Chicken Main Dishes Barbecue

  • 50 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Easy




Just for my friends Johanne and Louie!

From Better Homes and Gardens New Grilling Book – Page 266


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5 minutes

For the filling, combine marscarpone cheese, dried cherries and onions. Set Aside

15 - 20 minutes

Place a chicken breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Using the flat side of a meat mallet, pound chicken lightly into a rectangle about 1/4 inch thick. Remove plastic wrap. repeat with remaining chicken pieces. Spread filling evenly over chicken pieces to within 1/2 inch of edges. Fold in sides of each chicken piece, roll up from a short end. Secure with wooden toothpicks. For rub, combine brown sugar, salt and pepper. Sprinkle over chicken and rub in with your fingers.

20 - 25 minutes

For a charcoal grill, arrange medium hot coals around a drip pan. Test for medium heat above the pan. Place chicken on grill rack over drip pan. Cover ; grill for 20 or 25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. ( 170 F ) Serve with Cherry -Orange Sauce.


For a gas grill, preheat grill, reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect cooking. Grill as above. Serve with Cherry -Orange Sauce

5 minutes

Cherry Orange Sauce

Cherry-Orange Sauce
Finely shred enough peel from 1 large orange to zest 1 teaspoon. Set Aside.
Peel and section the orange over a bowl to catch the juices. Add enough additional orange juice to equal 1/4 cup.
In a small saucepan combine 1/2 cup Cherry Preserves and the orange juice ; heat and stir until melted. Remove from heat. Coarsly chop the orange sections and add to preserves mixture along with the orange zest.

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