Manouri and Herb Stuffed Chicken Breasts

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Crumble cheese into a medium bowl.  Roughly chop tarragon and rosemary; add to cheese.  Mix well.
  • Split chicken breast lengthwise about 3/4 through the breast; do not cut in half.
  • Coat 9″ x 13″ baking pan with the olive oil.
  • Arrange chicken breasts in olive oil coated pan.
  • Fill with cheese/herb mixture and set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium high heat.  Whisk in flour.  Slowly pour in milk and whisk for about 4 to 5 minutes until slightly thickened.  Slowly pour in lemon juice and lower heat to medium.  Whisk constantly for another 3 to 4 minutes until mixture thickens.
  • Pour sauce over cheese stuffed breasts.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 45 to 50 minutes until chicken registers 160 degrees with meat thermometer.
  • Serve with a fresh green salad.
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