MEXICIAN CHICKEN ROLLS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 skinless boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1 package Monterey jack cheese withpeppers ( 8 oz) cut crosswise into 8equal slices
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine melted

Directions

  • Combine first 5 ingredients in a shallow dish; set aside.
  • Place each chicken breast between 2 sheets of wax paper; flatten to 1/4 inch thickness using a meat malletor rolling pin.
  • Place a slice of cheese on each chicken breast. Rollup from short side, and secure with wooden picks. Dip chicken rolls inbutter, and dredge in bread crumb mixture.
  • Place rolls, seam side down,on a baking sheet. Cover and freeze until firm; transfer to a largeheavy-duty plastic freeze bag and return to freezer.
  • Freeze up to 6 months.
  • To serve, place frozen chicken rolls in a lightly greased11- x 7- x 1 1/2-inch baking dish; bake at 400 ° F for 30 minutes.
  • Serves 8

Notes

These are a great freeze ahead recipe

Categories: Main Dish  Mexican 

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