Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast with Tasso Cream Sauce

posted by DBR 02-10-100 10:28 AM

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Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast with Tasso Cream Sauce

3 boneless chicken breasts, cut 1/2 lenthwise
1/2 Tbl. soft butter
1 Tbl. teriyaki sauce
4 oz. mozzarella cheese, cut into 6 sticks
1/3 Cup flour
1 egg beaten
2/3 Cup Italian bread crumbs
6 oz. cooked pasta
1/2 Cup butter
2 Tbl. parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp. thyme
1/2 tsp. basil
1/4 Cup tasso, chopped thin
1 Cup whipping cream
1/2 Cup white wine


Preheat oven to 350 F.

Pound the chicken breast flat. Rub with butter, season with black pepper and teriyaki sauce, top with 1 cheese stick. Pull chicken over cheese, jelly roll style. Secure with toothpick.

Roll chicken in flour, egg and then bread crumbs. Place in baking pan.

Melt 1/2 Cup butter. Add cream and tasso, reduce by half,4-5 minutes. Add parsley, basil, thyme. Spoon over chicken.

Bake uncovered 20 minutes. Add wine, bake 15-17 minutes.

Place chicken over pasta and top with cream sauce.

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