Monday, August 30, 2010

Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken

Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken

Serve with 3 cups cooked egg noodles tossed with 2 tablespoons butter and green onions.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 stuffed breast half)
Cost per Serving: $2.49

Ingredients

  • 2 (1-ounce) slices white bread, torn
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 8 ounces presliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Pulse bread in a food processor to form fine crumbs. Place in a dish.

3. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onions and mushrooms; sauté 10 minutes. Stir in thyme and garlic. Cool mixture 10 minutes; stir in cheese, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

4. Cut a slit through thickest portion of each breast half to form a pocket. Stuff each with 1/4 cup mushroom mixture. Sprinkle chicken with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Place flour in a shallow dish. Place eggs in a shallow dish. Dredge chicken in flour. Dip in eggs; dredge in breadcrumbs.

5. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Place pan in oven. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until a thermometer registers 165°.

Nutritional Information

Calories:376
Fat:13.4g (sat 4.3g,mono 5.7g,poly 1.9g)
Protein:44.9g
Carbohydrate:17.4g
Fiber:1.4g
Cholesterol:207mg
Iron:3mg
Sodium:717mg
Calcium:170mg
**Made tonight and I was really impressed! The flavor of the stuffing is great!

1 comment:

  1. cheese, stuffing, AND noodles!? That's my kinda meal!

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