Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Bacon-Wrapped Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Bacon-Wrapped Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken

source: rachel ray! this chicken is SO good!! you need to make it! you need to taste it!! :)

what you need:

4 pieces boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Black pepper
4-5 ounces blue cheese crumbles
A handful arugula leaves from bulk bins, chopped
A handful baby spinach leaves from bulk bins, chopped
4 slices bacon

what you do:

Preheat oven to 425°F.
Using a small sharp knife cut into the thick end of the chicken and make an incision reaching 2/3 the way down the breast. Loosen up the incision with your fingers to make a hole. Season the chicken with pepper. Combine the cheese with arugula and baby spinach and stuff the breasts. Spiral-wrap the breasts with the bacon tightly to cover the meat evenly. Place chicken on a nonstick baking sheet and roast 20-22 minutes until bacon is crispy and chicken is firm.

step by step.

cut the chicken and stuff.

wrap with bacon.




Michele said...

OMG! This is EXACTLY what I've made for Thanksgiving dinner and a few other occasions. I love love love this recipe! I usually pair it with red potatoes and asparagus! YUMMMMMNESS. :)

Rach said...

This looks seriously amazing! I love when you post recipes with step by step pictures for those of us like me who are a little challenged in the kitchen.