Chicken Americana with Wisconsin Blue Cheese

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Main Ingredient: Poultry
Menu Part: Entree
Cuisine Type: American
Serves: 6 servings

This twist on a stuffed chicken breast features blue cheese and cream cheese, as well as walnuts and bread crumbs.

Ingredients

6 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
2⁄3 cup Wisconsin blue cheese
3 oz. Wisconsin cream cheese, softened
2 tbsp. walnuts, chopped
3 tbsp. dry bread crumbs
1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
1⁄2 tsp. pepper
1⁄4 cup flour
2 tbsp. butter

Steps

1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Place each chicken breast between two sheets waxed paper and pound to
½-in. thickness.

2. In medium bowl, combine blue cheese, cream cheese, walnuts, bread crumbs, parsley and pepper; blend thoroughly. Place 1/3 cup mixture on one side of chicken breast. Roll breast to enclose filling; secure breast with toothpicks. Repeat process with rest of chicken.

3. Lightly flour chicken. Sauté breasts in butter until golden brown. Then bake for 20 mins. Remove from oven and allow to rest for 5 to 8 mins. Remove toothpicks, slice and serve.

Recipe by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board