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Cheesy Chicken Roll-Ups

 Cheesy Chicken Roll-Ups
Until I served my family these slightly spicy chicken breasts, they never cared for white meat. Now they prefer them to dark meat...and to just about anything I make!
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 large boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 block (6 ounces) cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup crushed cheddar cheese crackers (about 2 cups whole crackers)
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • Pound chicken breasts to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut cheese into eight
  • 3-1/2-in. x 3/4-in. sticks. Place one cheese stick in the center of
  • each chicken breast. Fold long sides over cheese; fold ends up and
  • secure with a toothpick if necessary.
  • In a bowl, combine crackers and taco seasoning. Dip chicken in
  • butter, then roll in crumb mixture. Place, seam side down, in a
  • greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • Cover and bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is no
  • longer pink. Yield: 8 servings.
Microwave Directions: Place chicken rolls in a greased 13-in.x 9-in. x 2-in. microwave-safe baking dish. Cover with waxed paper and microwave on high for 5 minutes. turn each roll; cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. This recipe was tested in a 700-watt microwave.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 329 calories,

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Cheesy Chicken Roll-Ups (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 498 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 33 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.