Chicken Breast Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe

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Submitted by caryld1600

Makes 4 servings



Chicken Breast Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Breast Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

1 cup boiling water
1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil
2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
1/2 cup chopped shallots, divided
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided
2 ounces goat cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
24 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons water

Recipe Directions for Chicken Breast Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

  1. Combine boiling water and tomatoes in a bowl; cover and let stand 30 minutes or until soft. Drain and finely chop.

  2. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1/3 cup shallots, sugar, and garlic; cook 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Spoon into a bowl; stir in 1 1/2 teaspoons vinegar.

  3. Combine chopped tomatoes, shallot mixture, cheese, basil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, stirring well.

  4. Cut a horizontal slit through thickest portion of each chicken breast half to form a pocket. Stuff about 2 tablespoons cheese mixture into each pocket. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper.

  5. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken from pan; cover and keep warm. Add broth, remaining shallots, 2 tablespoons vinegar, and thyme; bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water, stirring with a whisk. Add cornstarch mixture to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thick, stirring constantly. Serve sauce over chicken.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 342.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
286
Calories from Fat
101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.2g
17%
Saturated Fat
4.6g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
114mg
38%
Sodium
851mg
35%
Potassium
125mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
7.9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
40.3g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 15% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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