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Basil Stuffed Chicken

2014-09-20

Recipe Info

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 50m

A simple and fun recipe for the whole family to enjoy.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup(s) Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 Chicken Breast, deboned and halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) lemon peel, finely grated
  • 2 tablespoon(s) lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon(s) Olive oil

Method

Step 1

In a small bowl combine Parmesan cheese, basil, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and garlic; set aside.

Step 2

Place each Chicken Breast half between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Using the flat side of a meat mallet, pound lightly to about 1⁄2 cm thickness. Remove plastic wrap.

Step 3

Spread cheese mixture, tomato and basil on chicken. Fold in sides of each chicken breast; roll up, pressing edges to seal. Fasten with wooden toothpicks.

Step 4

For sauce: in a small bowl combine lemon peel, lemon juice, and one tablespoon olive oil and set aside.

Step 5

Cover and grill for 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (80°C), brushing occasionally with sauce the last 10 minutes of grilling.

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