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Chicken Americana with Blue Cheese

Chicken Americana with Blue CheeseAn elegant entrée perfect for a special occasion. Breaded and sautéed chicken rolls filled with a creamy walnut and blue cheese stuffing.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2/3 cup (4 ounces) Wisconsin Blue Cheese
3 ounces Wisconsin Cream Cheese, softened
2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
1 tablespoons parsley, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, or to taste
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Place each chicken breast between two sheets of wax paper and pound to 1/2-inch thickness, being careful not to tear the paper.
  3. In medium bowl, combine blue cheese, cream cheese, walnuts, bread crumbs, parsley and pepper; blend thoroughly.
  4. Place 1/3 cup mixture on one side of the chicken breast. Roll breast to enclose the filling; secure the breast with toothpicks. Repeat process with all of the chicken breasts.
  5. Lightly flour chicken breasts. Sauté the breasts in butter until golden brown.
  6. To finish the breasts, bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove breasts and let rest 5 to 8 minutes. Remove toothpicks, slice and serve.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.