MEXICIAN CHICKEN ROLLS
Why I Love This Recipe
These are a great freeze ahead recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
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
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.