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Chicken Mozzarella Roll-Ups

 Chicken Mozzarella Roll-Ups
—Taste of Home Cooking School
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Pinch pepper
  • Pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup roasted sweet red peppers, drained and julienned
  • 3 tablespoons shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • TOMATO RELISH:
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 fresh basil leaves, chopped or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Pinch salt

Directions

  • For each chicken, make a horizontal cut along one long side almost to
  • the other side; leave chicken breasts attached at opposite side.
  • Open breast so it lies flat; cover with plastic wrap and flatten to
  • 1/4-in. thickness. Remove plastic wrap.
  • Combine basil, pepper and salt; sprinkle over the cut side of each
  • chicken breast. Top with red pepper strips and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Fold in sides and roll up. Secure with toothpicks.

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Chicken Mozzarella Roll-Ups (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Combine oregano, garlic powder and paprika; sprinkle over the top of
  • each chicken roll. Place chicken in a medium or large ZIPLOC Brand
  • Zip "n Steam Bag. Seal bag and place in microwave.
  • Cook on high for 5-9 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. If
  • needed, continue microwaving at 30-seconds intervals or until
  • chicken is done. Let stand 1 minute before handling. Meanwhile,
  • combine all Tomato Relish ingredients.
  • Carefully open bag and remove chicken. Serve with Tomato Relish.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.