apple chicken recipe

Chicken Avalon

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, pounded 1/8" thick
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 12 tbsp herbed goat cheese softened
  • 6 thin slices prosciutto
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter chilled
  • 10 ounces cremini mushrooms sliced
  • flour for dredging
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup Somerset Ridge Avalon
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped parsley
  • 4 cups cooked rice or bucatini pasta for serving

Avalon Apples

  • 3 tbsp  unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp  granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp   Somerset Ridge Avalon
  • 1 3/4 lb Tart apples (about 4 medium)  peeled, quartered, cored, and sliced 1/4 inch thick


  • Season chicken with salt and pepper
  • Working with one breast half at a time, spread one side with 2 tablespoons cheese and top with one slice prosciutto
  • Roll into a tight cylinder
  • Using kitchen twine, tie chicken roll 1" in from each end
  • Snip off excess twine
  • Heat 3 tbsp. butter in a 12" skillet over medium-high heat
  • Add mushrooms and cook, without stirring, until browned, 4–5 minutes
  • Stir mushrooms and continue cooking until softened, about 8 minutes
  • Transfer to a plate; wipe out skillet
  • Put flour on a plate; dredge each chicken roll in flour
  • Heat 2 tbsp.butter and the oil in skillet over medium-high heat
  • Add chicken and cook, turning, until browned and cooked through, 12–14 minutes
  • Transfer chicken rolls to a plate
  • Add broth and Somerset Ridge Avalon to skillet; boil, stirring, until sauce has reduced by a third, 4–5 minutes
  • Return mushrooms and chicken to skillet; cook, turning to coat in sauce, until warmed through, about 5 minutes
  • Transfer chicken to a platter
  • Remove skillet from heat; swirl in remaining butter to make a smooth sauce
  • Spoon sauce over chicken; sprinkle with parsley
  • Serve with rice or bucatini pasta, and with Avalon Apples on the side

Avalon Apples

  • In a large skillet, melt the butter and sugar
  • Add the Somerset Ridge Avalon
  • Increase the heat to medium high and add the apples
  • Cook, tossing frequently, until browned, about 5 minutes