Chicken: Swiss Mushroom Chicken

posted by Linda in MO 10-08-102 5:45 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Swiss Mushroom Chicken
Recipe By :Taste of Home, October/November 2002, pg. 21
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Chicken , Main Dish

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 egg
1 cup crushed Ritz or Club crackers (about 25 crackers)
3/4 t. salt
8 oz. fresh mushrooms -- sliced
2 T. butter -- divided
4 thin slices ham
4 slices Swiss cheese

Flatten chicken to 1/4 inch thickness.

In a shallow bowl, lightly beat egg. Combine cracker crumbs and salt in another shallow bowl.

In a large ovenproof skillet, brown mushrooms in 1 T. hot butter until tender; remove and set aside.

Dip chicken in egg than in crumbs.

In the same skillet, melt remaining butter. Add chicken and cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until juices run clear and the outside is golden.

Top each piece of chicken with a ham slice, mushrooms, and a cheese slice. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is melted.

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