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Uploaded by: euinvest21 on Apr 28, 2012
Michael Burnbaum ,Garlic Pesto Stuffed Chicken,
Garlic Pesto Stuffed Chicken
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
4 cubes of light laughing cow cheese (garlic and herb flavor)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Olive Oil cooking spray
Heat a cast iron griddle or skillet over high heat. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Meanwhile, using a sharp paring knife or boning knife, make a crosswise slit at the end of each chicken
breast, cutting through the middle to form a pocket and being careful not to cut through the outside of
the chicken breast. Fill each of the pockets with 2 tablespoons of the Garlic Pesto and cube of the
laughing cow cheese. Press the cut ends together, and season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
Drizzle some extra-virgin olive oil on the hot griddle and add the chicken breasts. Let the meat cook
undisturbed for a few minutes. Sear to a golden brown and turn the breasts over and cook on the other
side until golden brown. Place the pan in the oven and allow the chicken to sizzle for another 5 to 7
minutes, or until the breasts are cooked through. Remove from the pan and top with drizzle of pesto.