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Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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The combination of goat cheese and basil produces an elegant and delicious flavor that is topped by a rich decadent wine sauce.
  Chicken breast boneless skinless 4
  Goat cheese 1⁄4 Pound
  Basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. Take a chicken breast and cut a 3 inch pocket on the side of the breast. In the thickest portion of the breast.
2. Using a butter knife spread the goat cheese in the pocket. Stuff with the basil.
3. Take a toothpick and secure the pocket opening.
4. Season with salt and pepper.
5. Heat the olive oil and 1/3 of the butter.
6. Fry each side for 2 to 3 minutes over high heat. Reduce the heat to low and add the chicken broth. Cook covered for an additional 8 to 10 minutes or until the chicken breast reaches an internal temperature of 160°F to 165°F.
7. Remove the chicken. Add the remaining butter and wine to the pan. Increase the heat to high. Stir and scrape the bottom of the pan. Cook for about 2 minutes.
8. Pour the sauce over the chicken and serve.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 982 Calories from Fat 509

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.8%

Saturated Fat 28.7 g143.6%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 307.4 mg102.5%

Sodium 768.8 mg32%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g1.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.21 g0.85%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 97 g194.6%

Vitamin A 35.7% Vitamin C 8%

Calcium 56.4% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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