Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese and Basil

Recipe by miss gracie
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For chicken: Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Pound chicken between sheets of waxed paper to thickness of 1/4 inch using meat mallet.
  • Pat chicken dry.
  • Combine cheese, green onions and basil in small bowl.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Spread cheese mixture lengthwise over half of each chicken piece.
  • Tuck short ends in.
  • Roll chicken up, starting at one long side, into tight cylinders.
  • Tie ends with string to secure or secure with a toothpick (my preference).
  • Dip chicken in egg, allowing excess to drip into bowl.
  • Roll in breadcrumbs, shaking off excess.
  • (Can be prepared 4 hours ahead. Refrigerate.) Place chicken in 8-inch square baking dish.
  • Pour 2 tablespoons melted butter over.
  • Bake until cooked through, about 30 minutes.
  • For sauce: Meanwhile, melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add mushrooms and sauté until tender, about 8 minutes.
  • Add flour and stir until butter and flour are smooth.
  • Add wine and simmer 3 minutes.
  • Add stock and continue simmering about 3 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Season sauce with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • Remove string from chicken.
  • Cut rolls crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick rounds.
  • Top with sauce and serve immediately.
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