Chicken with Herbed Cheese

By amlang

Chicken with Herbed Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 2 cups chopped fresh shiitake mushrooms

  • 1 large shallot, minced

  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided

  • 1/4 cup half-and-half

  • 1/4 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1/4 pound each), pounded or sliced 1/4 inch thick

  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese

  • 4 thin slices (4 ounces) ham

  • 1 tablespoon minced Italian parsley

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt butter in medium skillet. Add mushrooms, shallot, thyme, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Add half-and-half and broth; simmer 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Pour half of mixture into shallow ovenproof dish. Set remainder aside.

  2. Place chicken breasts on work surface. Spread 1 tablespoon cheese down center of each breast. Top with 1 ham slice. Roll up; place chicken seam-side down over mushroom mixture in dish. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Top with remaining mushroom mixture. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until cooked through. Sprinkle with Italian parsley.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size 1 chicken breast with 1/3 cup mushroom mixture
1 g
4 g
98 mg
Saturated Fat
5 g
Total Fat
9 g
Calories from Fat
34 %
34 g
793 mg

chicken/poultry chicken ultra-low-carb

6 replies

Degibu 2013-02-07 12:29:53 -0600 Report

This sounds AMAZING! God knows all of us can always use new recipes for chicken! I'm trying this one soon! Thanx!