Crab Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

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Crab Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

Chicken breasts rolled up with a crab meat and mushroom mixture, topped with a white sauce and baked.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter, divided
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
chicken broth
1/2 c
milk
1/4 c
onion, chopped
6 oz
crab meat
4 oz
sliced mushrooms, drained
1/3 c
saltine crackers, crushed
2 Tbsp
fresh parsley, minced
1/2 tsp
salt
1 pinch
pepper
4
skinless boneless chicken breasts
1 c
swiss cheese, shredded
1/2 tsp
paprika

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To Make White Sauce:
Melt 3 tablespoons of the butter in a medium saucepan. Stir in flour until smooth, then gradually stir in broth and milk. Bring all to a boil; boil, stirring, for about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
2
In a large skillet melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter and saute onion over medium heat until tender.
3
Add crab, mushrooms, cracker crumbs, parsley, salt, pepper and 2 tablespoons of the prepared white sauce. Heat through.
4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
5
Pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness.
6
Spoon about 1/4 of the crab mixture onto the edge of each chicken breast; roll up and secure with toothpicks.
7
Place chicken rolls in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish, then top with remaining white sauce.
8
Cover dish and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.
9
Sprinkle with cheese and paprika and bake, uncovered, for another 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
10
Remove toothpicks and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American