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    Chicken Melts

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    10 mins

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    A la Carte's Note:

    This was a recipe out of BBC Good Food, and it wone the top recipe for 2002. It uses only 5 ingredients, and is perfect for dinner after a long day at work! Make it for yourself or as a light dinner for two.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat the grill to high.
    2. 2
      Put the chicken breasts between two plastic food bags and use a meat mallet or rolling pin to bang it to about 1/2 inch thick.
    3. 3
      Heat the oil in a medium nonstick frying pan. Add the chicken and cook for 2 minutes on each side until golden.
    4. 4
      While the chicken cooks, grate the cheese, quarter the tomatoes and mix together.
    5. 5
      Take the chicken from the pan and wipe out the oil with paper towels. (otherwise it will spit under the grill).
    6. 6
      Return the chicken to the pan, and spread each with a teaspoon of pesto, then pile the cheese and tomatoes on top.
    7. 7
      Put under the hot grill for a minute or so (protect the pan handle with tin foil), until the cheese is bubbly.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Melts

    Serving Size: 1 (156 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 659.3
     
    Calories from Fat 436
    66%
    Total Fat 48.5 g
    74%
    Saturated Fat 18.4 g
    92%
    Cholesterol 170.9 mg
    56%
    Sodium 465.4 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.3 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 2.0 g
    8%
    Protein 51.0 g
    102%

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    pesto sauce

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