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    Roasted Red Pepper / Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts

    Roasted Red Pepper / Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts. Photo by Bergy

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 25 mins

    30 mins

    55 mins

    Derf's Note:

    A special chicken dish for a special occasion. Mouth watering, sumptuous, and beautiful presentation!!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F degrees.
    2. 2
      Rinse chicken breasts and dry with paper towel.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, steam asparagus to tender crisp, about 3 minutes; set aside.
    4. 4
      One at a time place chicken breast halves between pieces of plastic wrap, inside up.
    5. 5
      Pound carefully with a meat mallet to about 1/4 inch thickness.
    6. 6
      Remove top pieces of plastic wrap.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken to taste.
    8. 8
      Place 2 prosciutto salami slices, overlapping if necessary to completely cover chicken.
    9. 9
      Place Swiss cheese slices over prosciutto.
    10. 10
      Pat red pepper dry with paper towel and place half a roasted red pepper over cheese.
    11. 11
      Place one asparagus spear near one edge of pepper, roll chicken with layers around the asparagus, using the bottom piece of plastic wrap to help roll it.
    12. 12
      Roll as tightly as possible, use toothpicks to close if necessary.
    13. 13
      Repeat for all 4 breasts.
    14. 14
      Heat 1 tablespoon butter with 1 tablespoon olive oil in large non stick frypan.
    15. 15
      Place chicken roll ups, seam side down in hot frypan, reduce heat and brown on all sides, until golden brown, about 10 to 15 minutes.
    16. 16
      Remove chicken roll ups and place in 9x13-inch oven proof dish, seam side down; set aside.
    17. 17
      Add wine to hot frypan, deglaze pan, add remaining olive oil and butter to frypan, add basil leaves and salt and pepper to taste to frypan.
    18. 18
      On medium heat, simmer until reduced by half, about 10 minutes.
    19. 19
      Spoon/pour wine/basil reduction onto chicken, be sure to get some basil leaves on each piece.
    20. 20
      Place dish with chicken on middle rack of 350°F degree oven, roast for 25 to 30 minutes until roll ups are heated through and chicken is no longer pink.
    21. 21
      Remove roll ups to platter, let rest for 10 minutes.
    22. 22
      With a sharp knife cut each one into 4 pieces. (Cut thinner slices to use for appetizer.)
    23. 23
      Arrange on platter cut side up, overlapping in 4 rows.
    24. 24
      Spoon/pour juice from oven dish over; garnish with extra asparagus spears and strips of roasted red pepper.
    25. 25
      Serve warm or cold.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 11, 2004

      55

      FIVE GIANT STARS here! I took a leap of faith, and made this for Easter dinner. I NEVER make a new recipe for dinner guests. (my guests included DD#1's future MIL!) I got raves all around the table! I omitted the prosciutto, and baked them without the frying. What a sensational dish! Thank you SO MUCH for sharing, and Bergy thank you for your beautiful photo! Oh, for my vegetarian daughters, I followed the same recipe using portabello mushrooms instead of chicken. Five stars on that, too!

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    • on March 26, 2004

      55

      Derf this recipe is heavenly - the flavor is special and it is so attractive when you cut through the breast and lay it open, you see the different colors the white of the breast, the red of theprosciutto, the green asparagus etc.. It is lovely to have the asparagus spears around and between the pieces of chicken. I class this recipe as a special "Company" recipe that is not to say I won't make it just for us too - Thanks Derf for a real winner.

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    • on February 10, 2011

      55

      It was great. Required a bit of work but was worth it. I followed the recipe exactly and was very happy with the results. Thank you!

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    Nutritional Facts for Roasted Red Pepper / Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts

    Serving Size: 1 (218 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 431.3
     
    Calories from Fat 262
    60%
    Total Fat 29.1 g
    44%
    Saturated Fat 13.8 g
    69%
    Cholesterol 131.8 mg
    43%
    Sodium 296.6 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.1 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.9 g
    3%
    Protein 33.2 g
    66%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    prosciutto

    roasted red peppers

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