Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese and Rosemary

Chicken Breasts With Goat Cheese And Rosemary Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


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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  • 2 tsp
  • 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

How to Make Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese and Rosemary


  1. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in heavy small skillet over medium-low heat.
  2. Add shallots and rosemary and saute until shallots are tender, about 4 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Mix in goat cheese and pepper.
  5. Season to taste with salt.
  6. Using fingertips, loosen skin of chicken breasts, leaving skin attached on 1 long side.
  7. Spread half of cheese filling over meat and under skin of each breast.
  8. Pull skin over filling and secure with toothpick.
  9. Rub remaining 1 teaspoon butter over skin, dividing equally. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
  10. Preheat oven to 425F.
  11. Arrange chicken on baking sheet.
  12. Bake until cooked through, about 25 minutes.

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About Chicken Breasts with Goat Cheese and Rosemary

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

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