4 oz garlic & herb goat cheese, softened 3 tbsp basil, roughly chopped 3 chicken breasts, 6 oz each salt & pepper to taste
Combine goat cheese and basil in a small bowl and set aside.
and trim the chicken breasts. Butterfly each breast, careful not to cut
the breast into two pieces or cause an opening on the seam. Stuff equal
portions of the goat cheese mixture into each breast and fold.
the oven to 350*F. In a large pan set on medium-high heat, cook the
chicken for 7 min on each side, sprinkling with salt and pepper. The
chicken will still be slightly pink on the inside. On a cookie sheet,
lightly wrap the chicken all together in foil and bake for 15-20 min.
Using tongs while cooking and transferring the chicken will help keep
the filling from spilling. If a non-stick pan is unavailable, coat the
bottom of your pan with a little butter so the chicken does not stick.
Finally, if the chicken skin has browned too much or became tough while
cooking on the stove top, place one large ice cube in the center of the
foil wrap to moisten the chicken while baking. Recipe printed from Le Grand Fromage: http://brielegrandfromage.blogspot.com/