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Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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  Crumbled blue cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, softened, divided
  Dried thyme 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Whole boneless chicken breasts 2 (Not Split, With Skin)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Prepare grill for direct cooking.
Combine blue cheese, 1 tablespoon butter and thyme in small bowl until blended.
Season with salt and pepper.
Loosen skin over breast of chicken by pushing fingers between skin and meat, taking care not to tear skin.
Spread blue cheese mixture under skin with rubber spatula or small spoon; massage skin to evenly spread cheese mixture.
Place chicken, skin side down, on grid over medium coals.
Grill, covered, 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter; stir in lemon juice and paprika.
Turn chicken; brush with lemon juice mixture.
Grill 5 to 7 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink in center.
Transfer chicken to carving board; cut each breast in half.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 824 Calories from Fat 398

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.7%

Saturated Fat 26.7 g133.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 304 mg101.3%

Sodium 2445.1 mg101.9%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 93 g185.7%

Vitamin A 57.9% Vitamin C 25.8%

Calcium 43.9% Iron 48.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe