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Microwaved Chicken Kiev

 Microwaved Chicken Kiev
I fix these microwave-easy chicken breasts all the time and love the taste. —Dorothy LaCombe, Hamburg, New York
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/3 cup cornflake crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine 3 tablespoons butter, chives, garlic powder
  • and pepper; shape into four cubes. Cover and freeze until firm,
  • about 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, flatten chicken breast halves to 1/4-in. thickness. Place
  • a butter cube in the center of each. Fold long sides over butter;
  • fold ends up and secure with a toothpick.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine the cornflakes, cheese, parsley and
  • paprika. Melt remaining butter. Dip chicken into butter; coat evenly
  • with cornflake mixture. Place seam side down in a microwave-safe
  • dish.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 5-6 minutes or until chicken juices
  • run clear and a meat thermometer reads 170°. Remove toothpicks.
  • Drizzle chicken with pan drippings if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 filled chicken breast half equals 328 calories, 18 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 132 mg cholesterol, 226 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein.