Breast of Chicken Relleno

READY IN: 33mins
Recipe by mollypaul

A savory example of the best of New Mexican cooking from the Guadalupe Cafe, Santa Fe.

Top Review by L DJ3309

This was delicious but the Best thing is that it was easy to reduce the recipe to serve one. Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut a pocket in to the middle of each chicken breast.
  2. Pack in 1/3 cup of grated cheese into the opening of each breast.
  3. Pin opening closed with wooden skewers or strong toothpicks.
  4. Beat the eggs and milk together in a small bowl.
  5. Dip the stuffed chicken breasts in the flour and then in the egg batter.
  6. Roll them in the cornmeal.
  7. Heat a large skillet on the stove, add oil and heat to 350°F.
  8. Add the chicken breasts and saute them on both sides until golden brown.
  9. While the breasts are browning, preheat the oven to 450F and spritz a baking dish with cooking spray.
  10. Place the sauteed, stuffed chicken breasts in prepared baking dish.
  11. Cover them with the green chile sauce and the remaining 1/2 cup of Monterey Jack cheese.
  12. Bake the breasts for 6-8 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.

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