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
- Total Fat19 g
- Cholesterol136 mg
- Sodium734 mg
- Total Carbohydrate1 g
- Protein45 g
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8 fresh basil leaves
4 slices mozzarella cheese, 1/4-inch-thick
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
8 slices prosciutto
1 tablespoon olive oil
- 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).