Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Bake

Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Bake

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 8

    chicken breasts

  • 8

    slices or prosciutto or 4 pieces of Canadian bacon, halved

  • 6

    cups cooked rice

  • 1

    cup sliced green onions

  • ¼

    cup butter

  • ¼

    cup all purpose flour

  • ¼

    tsp. pepper

  • 2

    cups milk

  • 1

    cup coarsely chopped asparagus (12 stalks)

  • ¾

    cup grated parmesan cheese, divided

  • ¼

    cup white whine or milk

  • ¾

    cup bread crumbs

  • ½

    tsp. Italian seasoning

Directions

With small sharp knife make a 2 inch wide horizontal slit in the side of each breast to create a deep pocket. Stuff each with 1 piece of prosciutto, folding or cutting as needed to fit. Spread rice in the bottom of a 13X9 pan. Top with chicke. Bake, covered, in a 375 oven for 25 minutes. For Sauce: cook green onions in hot butter for 3-5 min. Whisk in flour and pepper until well combined. Add milk, all at once, whisking to combine. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in asparagus, ½ cup of Parm. Cheese and wine. In a small bowl combine bread crumbs, remaining parm. Cheese and seasoning. Uncover chicken. Pour sauce over and sprinkle with crumbs. Bake uncovered 25-30 min.


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