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Best Chicken Kiev

From holiday dinners to potluck suppers, this is one of my favorite meals. Folks love the mildly seasoned chicken roll-ups. —Karin Erickson, Burney, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + freezing Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (8 ounces each)
  • 3/4 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the butter, chives and garlic. Shape into a 3-in. x 2-in. rectangle. Cover and freeze until firm, about 30 minutes.
  • Flatten each chicken breast to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut the butter mixture into six 1-in. pieces; place one piece in center of each chicken breast. Roll up chicken from a long side; tuck ends under. Secure with toothpicks.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine the cornflakes, parsley and paprika. Place buttermilk in another shallow bowl. Dip the chicken into buttermilk, then coat evenly with cornflake mixture.
  • Preheat oven to 425°; place chicken in a greased 13 x 9 baking dish, seam side down. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 170°. Discard toothpicks.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 357 calories, 13g fat (6g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 281mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 47g protein.

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