Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese and Basil Recipe

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Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese and Basil
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  1. For chicken: Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Pound chicken between sheets of waxed paper to thickness of 1/4 inch using meat mallet.
  3. Pat chicken dry.
  4. Combine cheese, green onions and basil in small bowl.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Spread cheese mixture lengthwise over half of each chicken piece.
  7. Tuck short ends in.
  8. Roll chicken up, starting at one long side, into tight cylinders.
  9. Tie ends with string to secure or secure with a toothpick (my preference).
  10. Dip chicken in egg, allowing excess to drip into bowl.
  11. Roll in breadcrumbs, shaking off excess.
  12. (Can be prepared 4 hours ahead. Refrigerate.) Place chicken in 8-inch square baking dish.
  13. Pour 2 tablespoons melted butter over.
  14. Bake until cooked through, about 30 minutes.
  15. For sauce: Meanwhile, melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat.
  16. Add mushrooms and sauté until tender, about 8 minutes.
  17. Add flour and stir until butter and flour are smooth.
  18. Add wine and simmer 3 minutes.
  19. Add stock and continue simmering about 3 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  20. Season sauce with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  21. Remove string from chicken.
  22. Cut rolls crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick rounds.
  23. Top with sauce and serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 684.75 Kcal (2867 kJ)
Calories from fat 370.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41.21g 63%
Cholesterol 266.66mg 89%
Sodium 1127.66mg 47%
Potassium 959.06mg 20%
Total Carbs 16.09g 5%
Sugars 3.59g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.64g 7%
Protein 61.99g 124%
Vitamin C 2mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Calcium 311.4mg 31%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 147.98 Kcal (620 kJ)
Calories from fat 80.16 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.91g 63%
Cholesterol 57.63mg 89%
Sodium 243.7mg 47%
Potassium 207.27mg 20%
Total Carbs 3.48g 5%
Sugars 0.78g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.35g 7%
Protein 13.4g 124%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 0.5mg 12%
Calcium 67.3mg 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.8
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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