athenian chicken rolls

★★★★★ 12
By Danielle Lorton
from Cowden, IL

This dish serves up an impressive presentation and is sure to wow friends and family before they even take a bite!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This is a terrific chicken recipe! Preparing this dish is fairly labor-intensive, but it is well worth the work. Krissi, my daughter-in-law and kitchen assistant, made this for our family and she did a wonderful job. Once you get started, the prep should go like an assembly line.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 12
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For athenian chicken rolls

  • 8
    boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp
    capers, drained
  • 1/2
    lemon, juiced
  • 3/4 c
    white wine, dry
  • 1/2 lb
    feta cheese
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 10 oz
    spinach, fresh
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    mushrooms, chopped
  • 2
    cloves minced garlic
  • 1/8 c
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 c
    bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1/2 c
  • 3
    eggs, beaten

How To Make athenian chicken rolls

  • 1
    Place chicken between two pieces of wax paper and gently pound until almost double in size. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper.
  • 2
    In large frypan, place olive oil and heat to medium temperature. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add spinach and saute until barely wilted; stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • 3
    Remove mixture from frypan, drain, cool and divide into 8 parts. On each chicken breast, place 1 part of the spinach mixture; sprinkle cheese evenly over chicken, roll up and fasten with toothpicks.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, mix eggs and milk. In separate shallow bowl, place bread crumbs. Add chicken, first in egg mixture and then in bread crumbs, dredging to coat.
  • 5
    In same frypan, place peanut oil and heat to medium temperature. Add chicken and cook until brown. Remove chicken to pan with cover and bake in 350 oven about 30 minutes or until fork can be inserted with ease.
  • 6
    To make sauce, drain most of oil from frypan, leaving brown bits on bottom of pan; add butter and melt over medium heat. Add mushrooms and saute about 2 minutes. Add flour, stirring to blend and thicken. Add chicken broth, wine, lemon juice and capers. Cook about 4 minutes or until thickened.
  • 7
    Place chicken rolls on serving dish and pour sauce over rolls.

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