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Chicken Breast Stuffed with Garlic and Herb Goat Cheese Recipe

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This recipe for Chicken Breast Stuffed with Garlic and Herb Goat Cheese, by , is from Recipes Made With Love: Comforting for Generations, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Whole garlic head
2 teaspoon olive oil
1/3 cup goat cheese with herbs, softened
6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.

Slice the top off the garlic, pour olive oil over top and wrap in tin foil. Bake for 60 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes and squeeze pulp into a small bowl. Combine with cheese, stirring well.

Cut a horizontal pocket in the thickest part of the chicken breast. Stuff with 1 tablespoon or so goat cheese mixture.

Salt and pepper the entire breast.

At this point you can wrap and refrigerate for up to a day.

In ovenproof skillet, heat oil over med/hi heat and cook breasts for 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Turn breasts over and finish in 350 oven for 20 minutes (or until the internal temp registers 165)
Let rest 5 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This can be prepared a day ahead and stored in the refrigerator until ready to cook just before the guests arrive.

 

 

 

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