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Easy Baked Chicken Kiev

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  Whole chicken breasts 4 Pound, skinned, boned and split (4 Whole, 1 Pound Each)
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oregano leaves 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Jack cheese 4 Ounce, cut into 8 strips, each 1/2 inch thick and 1 1/2 inches long
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon, melted

Wash the chicken and pat dry.
Place pieces one at a time, skinned side down, between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and pound with a flat-surfaced mallet until about 1/8 inch thick.
In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon of the oregano, garlic salt, and pepper; set aside.
In a small bowl, stir together the 1/4 cup butter, remaining 1/2 teaspoon oregano, and parsley.
Arrange pounded chicken pieces skinned side down.
Spread about 1/2 tablespoon of the butter mixture across each piece about an inch from one long side; place a strip of jack cheese over butter mixture.
Fold short ends over filling, then fold in long side and roll to enclose filling.
Dip each bundle in the 6 tablespoons melted butter and drain briefly; then roll in crumb mixture until evenly coated.
Place bundles, seam side down and slightly apart, in a 10 by 15-inch rimmed baking pan.
Drizzle with any remaining butter.
Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until next day.
Bake, uncovered, in a 425° oven until chicken is no longer pink when lightly slashed (don't cut through to filling)—about 20 minutes.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3859 Calories from Fat 1695

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 196 g302.2%

Saturated Fat 112.2 g561.1%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 1541.7 mg513.9%

Sodium 3851.5 mg160.5%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 476 g952.2%

Vitamin A 137.9% Vitamin C 70.6%

Calcium 179.5% Iron 88%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Baked Chicken Kiev Recipe