Smoked cheese melts inside chicken breasts for this easy entree. A bread crumb coating gives the chicken golden color and a crispy crunch.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
12 mins
total:
37 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using a sharp knife, cut a pocket in the side of each chicken breast half. Stuff each pocket with about 1/4 cup of cheese. Secure openings with wooden toothpicks, if needed.

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  • In a shallow dish, stir together flour, salt and pepper. Place eggs in another shallow dish, and place bread crumbs in a third shallow dish. Coat stuffed chicken breasts in flour mixture. Dip floured chicken in beaten eggs, then coat well with bread crumbs.

  • In a large, ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook chicken 2 to 3 minutes per side or till browned.

  • Transfer skillet to a 375 degree F oven and bake, uncovered, 12 to 15 minutes or till chicken no longer is pink.

Tips

To reduce the sodium , use reduce the cheese to 1/2 cup and omit the salt.

Nutrition Facts

417 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 211mg; carbohydrates 23g; insoluble fiber 1g; sodium 1016mg.
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