Stuffed Chicken Breasts in Pepper Jack Cheese Sauce Recipe

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Creamy, cheesy, minimum prep baked chicken dish.

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Servings: 4
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Ingredients

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  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 slices deli ham
  • 1/2 tbs. taco seasoning or Tex-Mex Diablo Dust
  • 1 tbs. soft butter
  • Cheese Sauce:
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped, whites and some green parts
  • 2 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbs. butter
  • 3 tbs. flour
  • 8 oz. pepper Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup half and half
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • garnish: chopped cilantro, paprika

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 F.
  2. Slice breasts nearly in half, stuff with ham.
  3. Mix butter with taco seasoning, spread on top of breasts.
  4. Place them in a baking dish, cover, cook 30 minutes or until juices run clear.
  5. In a saucepan, add butter and oil, saute scallions and garlic, then stir in flour.
  6. Slowly add 1/2 and 1/2.
  7. When sauce has thickened, add cheese and stir until blended.
  8. Plate chicken, top with sauce, sprinkle on paprika, then cilantro.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 152g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 273  
Calories from Fat 178 65%
Total Fat 20.15g 25%
Saturated Fat 9.08g 36%
Trans Fat 0.01g  
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 127mg 5%
Potassium 278mg 8%
Total Carbs 9.67g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 3%
Sugars 0.76g 1%
Protein 13.68g 22%
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Comments

  • Claudia lamascolo
    July 13, 2012
    one of my favorite cheeses so this has to be over the top good!
    1 reply
    • myra byanka
      July 14, 2012
      Hope you enjoy it.

      I serve with some sort of Mexican Rice and grilled zucchini.

      Follow your wonderful recipes.

      Myra

      Myra

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