Breast of Chicken Relleno

Recipe by Molly53
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READY IN: 33mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut a pocket in to the middle of each chicken breast.
  • Pack in 1/3 cup of grated cheese into the opening of each breast.
  • Pin opening closed with wooden skewers or strong toothpicks.
  • Beat the eggs and milk together in a small bowl.
  • Dip the stuffed chicken breasts in the flour and then in the egg batter.
  • Roll them in the cornmeal.
  • Heat a large skillet on the stove, add oil and heat to 350°F.
  • Add the chicken breasts and saute them on both sides until golden brown.
  • While the breasts are browning, preheat the oven to 450F and spritz a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Place the sauteed, stuffed chicken breasts in prepared baking dish.
  • Cover them with the green chile sauce and the remaining 1/2 cup of Monterey Jack cheese.
  • Bake the breasts for 6-8 minutes, or until the cheese is melted.
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