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Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins
I was searching the internet 2 valentines days ago for a romantic, not too foo-fooey recipe and found this (don't remember what site). This is now my BH's version of comfort food, whenever he feels down he asks me to make "that fancy chicken". I like to serve it with garlic mashed potatoes.
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1 (6 ounce) can lump crabmeat (I actually use more)
- 1 (2 1/4 ounce) envelope Lipton Recipe Secrets savory herb with garlic soup mix
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1⁄4 cup flour
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 3⁄4 cup plain breadcrumbs (I prefer seasoned crumbs)
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons butter
- Combine cream cheese, crabmeat, and soup mix, set aside.
- Cut a 'pocket' into the side of each chicken breast (be sure not to cut all the way through!).
- Fill each pocket with the cream cheese mixture and close the opening with toothpicks.
- Dip chicken breasts in flour-> Eggs-> Breadcrumbs.
- In large skillet, melt oil and butter over medium-high heat.
- Add chicken to skillet, cook for 10 minutes, or till golden brown, turning once.
- Transfer chicken to 13x9 pan and bake in a 350°F oven, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until chicken is done.
Wow!! The kids all loved it. The high fat content discouraged me at first, so I cut down the crm. cheese, took out the egg yolks and used margarine. This was very flavorful. Thanks!!
This was my first experience stuffing chicken and it was SO easy! I will make this again, most def! My husband LOVED this, my brother was very impressed and I was pleased as punch to serve it and eat it! I pounded the chicken breasts flat with a meat mallet and discovered a creative outlet for stress! I also used imitation crabmeat- the results were fabulous!
OMG this is just too good, and with the garlic mashed potatoes, I was in heaven this will become a staple in my house thanks for this wonderful dish