Chicken Breasts With Goat Cheese And Rosemary Recipe

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Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese and Rosemary

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

We love this simple dish. It reminds me of Chicken Kiev. I have also made this with skinless, boneless chicken breasts and it works well if you cut the cooking time a little. We like it better with the skin that tends to keep it moister. From Bon Appetit.


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Rating:
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Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 tsp
butter
2 Tbsp
shallots, chopped
3/4 tsp
fresh rosemary chopped, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
3 oz
soft fresh goat cheese (such as montrachet)
1/2 tsp
crushed black peppercorns
2 large
chicken breast halves with skin and bones

Step-By-Step

1Melt 1 teaspoon butter in heavy small skillet over medium-low heat.

2Add shallots and rosemary and saute until shallots are tender, about 4 minutes.

3Remove from heat.

4Mix in goat cheese and pepper.

5Season to taste with salt.

6Using fingertips, loosen skin of chicken breasts, leaving skin attached on 1 long side.

7Spread half of cheese filling over meat and under skin of each breast.

8Pull skin over filling and secure with toothpick.

9Rub remaining 1 teaspoon butter over skin, dividing equally. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)

10Preheat oven to 425F.

11Arrange chicken on baking sheet.

12Bake until cooked through, about 25 minutes.

About this Recipe

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