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Herbed Chicken With Mushroom Pesto

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Ingredients
  Loosely packed basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh Variety)
  Sliced fresh mushrooms 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Non fat buttermilk 2 Tablespoon
  Skinless chicken breast halves 36 Ounce (6 Pieces, 6 Ounce Each)
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Low sodium soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Dark sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add first 3 ingredients. Process 3 seconds or until blended. Slowly add buttermilk through food chute with processor running, blending until mixture forms a paste.
2. Place 1 chicken breast, bone side down, on a cutting board; cut lengthwise into side of breast, forming a pocket. Stuff pocket with one-sixth of mushroom mixture. Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack in a roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken breasts and mushroom mixture.
3. Combine soy sauce, honey, and sesame oil; brush over chicken. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until chicken is tender and golden, basting occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Servings: 
6

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