Monterey Chicken Recipe

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Monterey Chicken

Sam Womack

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@sammers

Today I received a recipe for southwestern stuffed chicken from another place. I was appalled at it. I learned to make what was called Monterey Chicken from a local supermarket chain. One of the butchers was my wife's cousin. Here is the recipe, as I learned it, with some alternatives. The other was a very poor take on it.

This is only for one serving, adjust according to your needs.


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Rating:

Serves:

1

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 medium
to large boneless, skinless chcken breast
pepperjack cheese, shredded
diced green chiles
diced or sliced black olives.
bread crumbs or your favorite breading

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray a lipped cookie cheet with cooking spray.
2
2 ways--slice the breast almost all the way thru; or pound out to about 1/4" thick.
3
Stuff sliced breast with the cheese, chiles and olives. toothpick to hold together.

Spread the ingredients on the flattened breast, fold over, toothpick edges.
4
Coat with your favorite breading mixture. If you like, dip breasts in a mixture of egg and milk then coat. Bake till juices run clear.
5
Hint: from other recipe, mix 1 package taco seasoning with your breading. I have never tried this; but it sounds like it would be OK.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy