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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.


bake.


enjoy.

2 comments:

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.