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Goat Cheese Stuffed Rosemary Chicken in Prosciutto

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Goat Cheese Stuffed Rosemary Chicken Wrapped in Prosciutto

Introduction: This recipe combines the rich flavors of creamy goat cheese, aromatic rosemary, tender chicken breast, and salty prosciutto into a delightful dish that’s sure to impress. Perfect for a special dinner or entertaining guests, this goat cheese stuffed rosemary chicken wrapped in prosciutto is both elegant and delicious.

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Ingredients:

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  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 4 slices prosciutto
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions:

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the softened goat cheese and chopped rosemary until well combined. Set aside.
  3. Place the chicken breasts on a cutting board and use a sharp knife to make a horizontal slit along the side of each breast, creating a pocket for the stuffing. Be careful not to cut all the way through.
  4. Season the inside of each chicken breast with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Stuff each chicken breast with a generous portion of the goat cheese and rosemary mixture, dividing it evenly among the breasts.
  6. Carefully wrap each stuffed chicken breast with a slice of prosciutto, ensuring that the entire breast is covered.
  7. Heat the olive oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the stuffed chicken breasts to the skillet, seam side down.
  8. Cook the chicken for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until the prosciutto is lightly browned and crisp.
  9. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (75°C).
  10. Remove the skillet from the oven and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
  11. To serve, slice the goat cheese stuffed rosemary chicken into thick slices and arrange on plates. Serve with your favorite side dishes, such as roasted vegetables or a fresh salad.
  12. Enjoy your delicious goat cheese stuffed rosemary chicken wrapped in prosciutto!

Conclusion: This goat cheese stuffed rosemary chicken wrapped in prosciutto is a flavor-packed dish that’s sure to impress. With its combination of creamy goat cheese, aromatic rosemary, and savory prosciutto, it’s perfect for a special dinner or entertaining guests. Give this recipe a try for a memorable and delicious meal!

Source: foodwithfeeling.com

Yield: 6

Goat Cheese Stuffed Rosemary Chicken in Prosciutto

Goat Cheese Stuffed Rosemary Chicken in Prosciutto

This recipe combines the rich flavors of creamy goat cheese, aromatic rosemary, tender chicken breast, and salty prosciutto into a delightful dish that's sure to impress. Perfect for a special dinner or entertaining guests, this goat cheese stuffed rosemary chicken wrapped in prosciutto is both elegant and delicious.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 large chicken breasts
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 sprig of rosemary, de-stemmed and finely chopped
  • 6 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 6 tablespoons of goat cheese (3–4 ounces)
  • 6 slices of prosciutto

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a baking pan or skillet.
  2. Cut all of the chicken breasts in half. Taking each half, make a long slit down the middle of the chicken breast big enough to fit the cheese in. Season each one with salt and pepper.
  3. In a shallow bowl, mix together the olive oil, garlic, and the finely chopped rosemary.
  4. Taking each chicken breast half, dip it in the olive oil mixture making sure to coat both sides. Place the seasoned chicken in a baking pan or skillet.
  5. Stuff each piece of chicken with ~1 tablespoon of the goat cheese. You can add more or less depending on your chicken and how much you want.
  6. Top each piece of chicken with a sprig of rosemary and then wrap each one in a piece of prosciutto. If needed or desired, you can use a toothpick to hold the prosciutto closed.
  7. Bake for 35-45 minutes checking for done-ness at the 35 minute point.
  8. Once done, let cool slightly and ENJOY!!
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