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    Blackhawk Chicken

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    keen5's Note:

    This is named after the town in Blackhawk, Colorado. It came from the Colorado Cache Cookbook. This is very good! Prep time includes refrigeration time. Cook time is approximate.

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    1. 1
      Wrap each slice of Gruyere in a slice of prosciutto.
    2. 2
      Put boned breasts between 2 pieces of wax paper and pound them with the flat side of a cleaver or heavy knife.
    3. 3
      Wrap each chicken breast piece securely around a ham packet, covering it completely, using toothpicks to secure, if you desire.
    4. 4
      Dust with seasoned flour then dip in beaten egg and roll in fine bread crumbs.
    5. 5
      Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
    6. 6
      Brown breasts carefully on both sides in butter, then arrange on a heat proof platter and finish cooking in oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until fork thender.
    7. 7
      Do not allow them to dry out.
    8. 8
      Into the pan in which they were browned, pour Cognac, ignite and when the flame dies down, add cream.
    9. 9
      Simmer until thickened.
    10. 10
      Add salt and pepper to taste.
    11. 11
      Pour sauce over chicken just before serving.

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    • on October 26, 2005


      Just wanted to add that I have the Colorado Cache Cookbook and have been making make this dish every Christmas for years. (I would make it more often but it is time consuming)It is WONDERFUL!!

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    • on July 21, 2005


      The chicken was wonderful. I thought it was a little like chicken cordon bleu with a kick. I didn't really even need a knife to cut the chicken with!

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    • on July 19, 2005


      I used to work at a resturant that had a similiar form of this recipe .just about prepared the same way.It was my favorite way to cook chicken but now i have a new favorite.

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    Nutritional Facts for Blackhawk Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (314 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 752.9
    Calories from Fat 414
    Total Fat 46.1 g
    Saturated Fat 26.1 g
    Cholesterol 280.6 mg
    Sodium 680.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 30.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    Sugars 2.9 g
    Protein 52.4 g

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