Cheesy Ham & Pesto Stuffed Chicken~Robynne

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Robynne Glenn

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@RobynneG

My family loves breaded chicken dishes,and how can you go wrong with cheese, ham and pesto in a flavorful breading? Trust me! You can't! I was so happy with this chicken that I had my neighbor try it and she LOVED it! Thanks, Melanie!

Disclaimer: I have always used recipes as a guide and use my instincts and experience to alter or omit ingredients as I cook. Therefore, it has always been a challenge when sharing recipes with others. I doubt I make dishes the same way twice. So, I advise you to use my recipes the same way. Trust your experience and adjust to your personal taste~Robynn

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4
    chicken breast, pounded to 1/4" thickness
  • 3 c
    swiss cheese, grated
  • 12-16 slice
    deli ham
  • 4-6 tsp
    prepared pesto
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic salt
  • ·
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • COATING

  • 1/2 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    corn starch
  • 1/4 c
    instant potato flakes, dry (really...trust me)
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning

How to Make Cheesy Ham & Pesto Stuffed Chicken~Robynne

Step-by-Step

  1. Sprinkle chicken breasts with garlic salt. Place 3 or 4 slices of ham on each breast. Spread 1-2 teaspoons of pesto over ham and top with Swiss cheese. Fold chicken in half like a book. Set aside.
  2. To make coating combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Carefully coat chicken with, being sure not to lose any of the yummy stuffing.
    Heat oven to 300 degrees.
  3. In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium heat and saute chicken on each side until nicely brown. Don't worry if all the cheese is not melted. Transfer chicken to a baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and chicken is cooked through.

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About Cheesy Ham & Pesto Stuffed Chicken~Robynne

Course/Dish: Chicken Other Sauces Pork
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian




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