Spending time with family and friends during the whirlwind of the holidays is important and prepping food to celebrate with a little Christmas cheer doesn’t have to take long. These Cranberry and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Bites are easy to make and a delicious compliment to your favourite beverage.
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Stuffed Chicken Bites
The chicken meatball reminds me of a miniature version of chicken dinner, filled with stuffing and paired with my favourite flavour combination, goat cheese and cranberries. Not only are they tasty but they look pretty fancy with only a few ingredients and minutes of preparation.
With a crispy outside, a juicy chicken inside and a perfectly creamy tart but sweet flavour, you will have mouths watering for more. Make up a batch of these for your holiday guests through the New Year and your guests will clear the platter. That is if you can keep from eating your own appetizers first.
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HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING GUIDE
Through to the new year I will be sharing several delicious appetizer, meal and dessert recipes to help you entertain guests and family through the holidays in my Holiday Entertaining Guide. This recipe is part of the Holiday guide; make sure you check back for other new delicious recipes.
- 1 lb ground chicken
- 1 package instant stuffing
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp minced onion
- ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1 cup crushed corn flakes
- Cranberry sauce
- Goat Cheese
- Mini Pitas
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Mix ground chicken with instant stuffing, egg, onion, parsley.
- Roll into 1 ½" balls then roll in the crushed corn flakes, placing onto a parchment lined baking pan. Cook in the oven for 25 mins.
- While the chicken is cooking, set aside other ingredients for assembly.
- Assemble pita chicken bites with a pita bottom, spinach, chicken ball and a dollop of cranberry sauce. Insert appetizer skewer and set on a platter for serving. Serve warm.