Tomato and Basil Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

This is a recipe that I'm planning on trying on one of my clients. It looks really tastey as well as healthy so I'm very excited about it.

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  1. Cut a deep horizontal pocket in the side of each chicken breast. Make the pocket as large as you can without piercing the top or bottom of the breast.
  2. Place 2 slices of tomato and about 4 basil leaves in the pocket of each chicken breast.
  3. Secure the pocket with toothpicks threading along the side to close.
  4. Heat the oil in a heavy oven-proof skillet until it begins to smoke.
  5. Cook each side of the chicken until golden brown.
  6. Add the vinegar and chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  7. Lower the heat and gently simmer the chicken for 2 or 3 minutes per side until cooked through.
  8. Remove the chicken breasts from the skillet and keep warm.
  9. Continue to cook the sauce until it is reduced to a thick syrup.
  10. Taste the sauce and and season with salt and pepper.
  11. Spoon the sauce over each chicken breast.