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Cheese & Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Prosciutto, sun-dried tomatoes and a herb cream cheese make a delectable surprise when you cut into these lovely chicken rolls. They're topped with a yummy blue cheese sauce. —Gilda Lester, Millsboro, Delaware
Cheese & Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup spreadable garlic and herb cream cheese
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto
  • 1/4 cup chopped oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 8 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons grated Romano cheese
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 3/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Minced fresh basil

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Flatten chicken breasts to 1/4-in. thickness; spread 2 tablespoons cream cheese down the center of each. Top with one slice of prosciutto, 1 tablespoon of tomatoes and two basil leaves. Roll up and tuck in ends; secure with toothpicks.
  2. Place flour and eggs in separate shallow bowls. In another shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and Romano cheese. Dip chicken in flour, eggs, and then coat with bread crumb mixture.
  3. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil in batches. Place seam side down in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°.
  4. In a small saucepan, heat cream and shallot over medium heat until bubbles form around sides of pan. Stir in Gorgonzola cheese, salt and pepper. Cook 4-6 minutes or until cheese is melted, stirring occasionally.
  5. Discard toothpicks. Drizzle chicken with sauce; sprinkle with minced basil.

Nutrition Facts

1 stuffed chicken breast half with 1/4 cup sauce: 757 calories, 55g fat (27g saturated fat), 307mg cholesterol, 1111mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 50g protein.

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