Chicken Americana with Blue Cheese

  • Photo and Recipe courtesy of <a href='http://www.eatwisconsincheese.com/' target='_blank'>Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.</a>
  • Yield: 6 servings

    Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 c. blue cheese
  • 6 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper, or to taste
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter

    Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375&deg; F. Place each chicken breast between two sheets of wax paper and pound to 1/2 inch thickness, being careful not to tear the paper.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the blue cheese, cream cheese, walnuts, bread crumbs, parsley and pepper; blend thoroughly. 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.
  • Lightly flour the chicken breasts. Saut&eacute; the breasts in butter until golden brown. To finish the breasts, bake for 20 minutes. Remove breasts and let rest 5 to 8 minutes. Remove toothpicks, slice and serve.