Sweet Stuffed Chicken Thighs for Rosh Hashanah

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Sweet Stuffed Chicken Thighs for Rosh Hashanah

Traditionally, people make for Rosh Hashanah sweet meals, which symbolizes а sweetness of upcoming year. It doesn’t mean that we should cheat our healthy Low Glycemic lifestyle. We can have both: enjoy а delicious sweet meal and keep the lifestyle.

Low Glycemic Index recipes_Sweet Stuffed Chicken
For 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs:

Stuffing:

  • 1 big sweet onion
  • 1 can (20 oz, 567g) pineapple slices in 100% pineapple juice
  • 1 cup dried apricots no sugar added
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • Olive oil for cooking
  • Salt and black pepper

Directions:

  • Save aside 6 pineapple rings for topping
  • Cut the rest of pineapple rings into small cubes
  • Slice an onion into thin ¼ rings and cook on olive oil to golden brown
  • Add dry apricots, pineapple, and almonds, and cook for another 5-7 minutes
  • To add moisture, pour in about 1/3 cup of pineapple juice from the can
  • Place chicken thighs in a baking dish, sprinkle with salt and pepper
  • Stuff with 1-2 tbsp of sweet mixture
  • Top each stuffed chicken thigh piece with a pineapple ring
  • Bake uncovered in a preheated oven on 420*F (195*C) for 50-60 minutes
  • Before serving, take 6 apricots from the mixture, and place each one in the center of each pineapple ring
  • Serve the rest of stuffing separately or by each portion

Weight Loss Help

  • The sweetness of this meal comes from fructose, which is natural sugar of fruits
  • The Glycemic Index of fructose is low (only 20), versus high Glycemic Index of sugar (100)

 

Looking for easy to make healthy dessert?

Try this  Apple Walnuts Rosh Hashanah Cake

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