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Yields:
2 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Meal Types:
Appetizers
Main Dishes
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Chicken Peek-a-Boos

Delicious chicken breasts, filled with cheeses and wrapped in lean ham.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F (190° C).
  2. Combine cheeses, basil, and mustard in bowl. Mix until blended, then salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cut chicken breasts in half (like you would cut a loaf of bread). Using a meat mallet, tenderize and flatten chicken.
  4. Place 2 slices ham on chicken, cover completely. Spread 1/4 of the cheese mixture on ham. Roll up chicken and ham. Use toothpicks to secure the chicken roll.
  5. In a frying pan (preferably oven safe) drizzle olive oil. Turn heat to medium. Brown chicken rolls.
  6. Pop pan in to oven for 18-25 minutes or until center of chicken has reached 180° F (80° C).
  7. Let cool for 3-5 minutes so juices can be absorbed then enjoy.
  8. Note: If you are like me and eat with your eyes first, you may sprinkle a bit or parmesan cheese and basil over the chicken before eating. Also for a variation you could add spinach or your favorite kinds of cheeses... make this recipe your own!
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Loved it!! Used the Splenda brown sugar vs brown sugar and sliced jalapeños on top. Even my "I can tell its a diet recipie" boyfriend loved it! It's definitely made its way into this household for a repeat or two or three ;)
11 Feb 13 by member: mti415
Pretty good, next time going to use a different cheese in the middle.
did not hold together well, maybe I did something wrong, but no one really liked it...
05 Apr 09 by member: gi_diet_fan79
My husband and kid loved it. I will experiment with other fillings as well.
07 May 08 by member: fishnchips
These were SO good. My husband even liked them.
06 Mar 08 by member: Murna
Really amazingly good! I can't believe this is healthy!
25 Oct 07 by member: amarinwa
Very Yummy!!
05 Sep 07 by member: Socrgrl

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 525 calories in 1 serving of Chicken Peek-a-Boos.
Calorie break-down: 32% fat, 5% carbs, 63% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
524
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
17.96g
28%
Saturated Fat
6.056g
30%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.887g
Monounsaturated Fat
8.416g
Cholesterol
200mg
67%
Sodium
1380mg
58%
Total Carbohydrate
6.94g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
0.35g
Protein
79.22g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
540mg
54%
Iron
5.94mg
33%
Potassium
1028mg
29%
Vitamin A
950IU
19%
Vitamin C
6.0mg
10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
26%
of RDI*
(524 calories)
26% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (5%)
 
Fat (32%)
 
Protein (63%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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