Recipe Summary

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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Tomato and Basil Stuffed Chicken Breasts
This recipe serves:   
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, about 4 to 6 ounces each
8 sun dried tomatoes, drained
1/2 bunch basil
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
3/4 cup chicken stock

Cooking Instructions
1. Cut a deep horizontal pocket in the side of each chicken breast. Make the pocket as large as you can without piercing the top or bottom of the breast. Place 2 slices of tomato and about 4 basil leaves in the pocket of each chicken breast. Secure the pocket with toothpicks threading along the side to close.

2. Heat the oil in a heavy oven-proof skillet until it begins to smoke. Cook each side of the chicken until golden brown.

3. Add the vinegar and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and gently simmer the chicken for 2 or 3 minutes per side until cooked through.

4. Remove the chicken breasts from the skillet and keep warm. Continue to cook the sauce until it is reduced to a thick syrup.

5. Taste the sauce and and season with salt and pepper. Spoon the sauce over each chicken breast.

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 4
Per Serving
Calories 228 Carbohydrate 5 g
Fat 7 g Fiber 1 g
Protein 34 g Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 200 mg    


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