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Mexican Style Chicken Kiev Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susanne Hearn

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 chicken breasts halves, skinned and boned
1 (7 oz.) can diced mild green chiles
6 oz. Monterey Jack cheese cut in 8 strips
1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cumin
6 ozs melted butter

Directions:
Directions:
Pound chicken pieces to about 1/4" thickness. Put 2 tbsp. chiles and 1 strip Jack cheese in center of each piece. Roll up and tuck end under.
Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, chili powder, salt, cumin & pepper in a bowl. In a separate bowl dip each stuffed chicken breast in the bowl containing melted butter. Roll chicken in crumb mixture.
Place chicken seam side down in oblong baking dish and drizzle with left over butter. Cover and chill for 4 hours. (If unable to chill, the chicken is still great).
Bake uncovered at 400 for 20 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of my family's favorite. Also good for guests as you can prepare in advance with time to socialize with Wine or Margaritas.

 

 

 

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