You are here: Home » Recipes » Chicken Gorgonzola a l’Orange Chicken Gorgonzola a l’Orange Yield servings PrintEmail Ingredients 6 boneless skinless uncooked chicken breasts1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne2 sprigs fresh thyme or 1 teaspoons dried1/2 cup cider vinegar1/4 cup olive oil2 tablespoons Dijon style mustard2 tablespoons light brown sugar1/4 teaspoon salt1 cup gorgonzola cheese1 cup dried mission figlets2 tablespoons fig jam or pie filling1 cup orange juice1/2 cup chopped pecans1 tablespoon light brown Sugar1/4 teaspoon ground clove9 slices of orange for garnish Instructions Place chicken in a 1 gallon freezer zip lock plastic bag. Mix cayenne, thyme, vinegar, oil, mustard, sugar and salt in a small bowl and combine well. Pour into bag with chicken and seal. Marinate chilled for 1/2 hour. Heat oven to 350 degrees F .Remove chicken and discard marinade. Slice a pocket across each chicken through center. Place even amounts of cheese into each pocket and place in a 9 x 12 shallow casserole dish. Bake for 30 minutes. While chicken bakes chop figlets into small pieces. In a small stock pan heat figlet pieces, orange juice, pecans, sugar and clove. Simmer on low for 25 minutes. . Remove chicken from oven and cover with foil to rest until sauce is ready. Remove foil and use a spatula to place each breast on a dinner plate. Spoon even amounts of orange fig sauce over each breast. For garnish cut each orange slice in half then place 3 on each plate and fan out. Serves 6. Prep time is 40 minutes. Cooking time is 35 minutes Serving suggestions. Serve with roasted sweet potatoes and peas.