CHICKEN BREAST STUFFED WITH ZUCCHINI

 

  • Cooking Time: 10-15 mins
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 15 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts (four halves)
  • 1 zucchini
  • 3.5 oz mozzarella
  • 2 tbls fresh chives (chopped)
  • flour
  • oil + butter
  • half a glass of white wine or Dry Marsala

Directions

  • Wash, dry, and then shred zucchini. After 5 minutes, drain the water zucchini will release.
  • Mix zucchini with finely chopped or shredded mozzarella and chives.
  • With a knife create "a pocket" on one side of chicken brest. Salt the meat inside, or use your favourite chicken seasoning.
  • Fill the "pocket" with zucchini/mozzarella filling and close with several toothpicks.
  • Mix flour with salt and pepper and dredge the chicken in it. Shake off the excess flour.
  • In a skillet, warm 1 tblsp of oil with 1 tblspoon butter and cook on both sides until the chicken is nice golden brown, turning only once.
  • Add Marsala and let it evaporate a little bit, then cover, reduce the heat to minimum and cook for about 5-10 minutes, (depends how thick your chicken is), until the meat is done.

Notes

The recipe comes from a cookbook called Quick everyday recipes, by Anne Wilson. Since we eat chicken a lot, I like to try new ways of preparing it. This was quite a success.

Categories: Dairy  Dinner  Main Dish  Poultry  Stove  Vegetable 

Author Credit: Anne Wilson

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