Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Goat Cheese, Basil and Red Pepper

“An impressive-looking dish that tastes great too.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For chicken: Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Pound chicken between 2 sheets of wax paper to thickness of ¼ inch.
  3. Pat chicken dry.
  4. Combine cheese, green onions, red pepper and basil in a small bowl.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Spread cheese mixture lengthwise over half of each chicken piece.
  7. Tuck short ends in and roll chicken up, starting at one long side, into tight cylinders.
  8. Tie ends together with string to secure.
  9. Dip chicken in egg, allowing excess to drip back into bowl.
  10. Roll in breadcrumbs, shaking off excess (can be prepared up to 4 hours ahead; refrigerate).
  11. Place chicken in square baking dish to comfortably hold rolls.
  12. Pour 2 tblsps melted butter over.
  13. Bake until cooked through, about 20-25 minutes.
  14. For sauce: Melt ¼ cup butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  15. Add mushrooms and saute until tender, about 8 minutes.
  16. Add wine and boil for 3 minutes.
  17. Add stock and boil until liquid is reduced by half, about 6 minutes.
  18. Remove from heat and swirl in 4 tblsps of butter, one piece at a time.
  19. Season.
  20. Remove string from chicken.
  21. Cut rolls crosswise into ½ inch thick rounds.
  22. Fan on plates.
  23. Serve immediately, passing sauce separately.

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