I found this recipe and just had to modify it a tiny bit... the rub recommended in the recipe is salt, pepper and brown sugar... but I could see that would leave this dish way too sweet for our taste. I used a spicier rub instead...
Chicken Cherry roll-ups
4 oz Cream Cheese (1/2 bar)
1/3 C snipped Dried Tart Red Cherries
3 tbs or so chopped green onion
4 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
Fresh Ground Salt and Fresh Ground Pepper
Your favorite bbq spice rub for chicken that has a kick
For the Filling
combine Cream Cheese, cherries and Green Onion
Pound chicken breasts flat between plastic wrap
Season with salt, pepper, and spicy rub
spread filling on breasts and roll up, securing with toothpicks.
For Sauce to go over the chicken:
Grate 1 tbs orange peel
1/4 cup of the juice from that orange
1/4 cup cherry preserves
The rest of the orange you just squoze... coarse chopped
1 Clove Garlic
Fresh Ground pepper and salt to taste
in a small pan heat the juice and the preserves, garlic pepper and salt till just simmering
Remove from heat and stir in orange zest, and the rest of the orange...
Grill on medium, indirect heat with a drip pan under chicken for about 25 minutes. I used a combination of hickory and mesquite because I wanted a little stronger smoke flavor on this one.
This was really good, and the heat from the spice balanced out the sweet really well... combined with the nice smoke flavor I already have a request for a repeat...
Note: We found out the next day that these make FANTASTIC little appetizers sliced cold...