Chicken Prosciutto Bundles

Cured and salted, prosciutto lends a rustic flavor to a bed of pasta primavera, while fresh basil and melty mozzarella add a bit of zest.
Cured and salted, prosciutto lends a rustic flavor to a bed of pasta primavera, while fresh basil and melty mozzarella add a bit of zest.

Chicken Prosciutto Bundles

Prep Time
15

MINUTES

15 minutes
Cook Time
20

MINUTES

20 minutes
Serves
4

Calories
366

  • Calories366
  • Total Fat19 g
  • Cholesterol136 mg
  • Sodium734 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate1 g
  • Protein45 g

Ingredients

  • 4

  • 8 basil, fresh basil leaves

  • 4 slice mozzarella cheese, 1/4-inch-thick

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 8 slice prosciutto

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Cooking Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Place chicken on cutting board. Holding sharp knife horizontal to board, cut a 3-inch deep pocket lengthwise in the thick side of each breast.
  • Place 2 basil leaves on each slice of mozzarella, then sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stuff each breast pocket with a cheese bundle. Wrap 2 slices prosciutto around each breast, anchoring with toothpicks.
  • Heat oil in large oven-proof nonstick skillet over medium-high. Add chicken and cook about 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Transfer chicken in skillet to oven; bake 12 to 15 minutes or until done (internal temp 170°F).

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