Chicken Breasts Stuffed W/ Goat Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Use a paring knife to cut the small pocket into the chicken breasts. Serve this dish with orzo or rice to soak up the yummy shallot-thyme sauce. Got this from Cooking Light and posting here for safe keeping :) You can also use the stuffing mixture as a topping for a quicker version. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine boiling water and tomatoes in a bowl; cover and let stand 30 minutes or until soft. Drain and finely chop.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1/3 cup shallots, sugar, and garlic; cook 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Spoon into a bowl; stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar.
  3. Combine chopped tomatoes, shallot mixture, cheese, basil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, stirring well.
  4. Cut a horizontal slit through thickest portion of each chicken breast half to form a pocket. Stuff about 2 tablespoons cheese mixture into each pocket. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper.
  5. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; cover and keep warm. Add broth, remaining shallots, 2 tablespoons vinegar, and thyme; bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water, stirring with a whisk. Add cornstarch mixture to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thick, stirring constantly. Serve sauce over chicken.
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Excellent! I followed this recipe as written and mmm, it is so good. We enjoyed very much and I will definitely prepare it again. Thank you AlwaysEnL for posting! Made for PAC Spring 2010.