Italian Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Italian Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Italian Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Ingredients:
2 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, cut into 4 pieces
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1to1 1/4 lbs)
4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon paprika (optional)
2/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped

Preparation Instructions:
With a sharp knife, cut a pocket into the thickest side of each chicken breast. Stuff each half with 1/4 of the bacon and a piece of cheese. Seal with a toothpick. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper and paprika. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook 4 minutes per side, until browned. Reduce hea t to medium-low; cover and cook 10 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Remove from skillet and cover loosely with foil to keep warm. Stir cornstarch into chicken broth with a fork until dissolved. Add to skillet and bring to a boil, scrapping up browned bits on bottom of skillet. Cook 3 minutes, until sauce is thickened. Add chopped parsley. To serve, spoon over chicken.

Photo credit: Bordecia34

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