Pimiento Cheese Stuffed Chicken
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- boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 tsp
- 1/2 tsp
- 1/2 c
- 1 1/2 c
- panko bread crumbs
- 1 1/3 c
- pimiento cheese
- olive oil for cooking
1Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
2Whisk together 1/2 cup milk and egg. Dip chicken in milk mixture, and dredge in breadcrumbs.
3Pour oil to a depth of 1/8 inch in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in hot oil about 10 minutes on each side or until done.
4Transfer chicken to a baking sheet. Hold chicken with tongs, and cut a slit in 1 side of each chicken breast to form a pocket. Spoon 1/3 cup Pimiento Cheese into each pocket.
5Bake at 350° for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish, if desired, and serve immediately.