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Mexican-style Chicken Kiev

8 chicken breast halves, boneless
7-oz can diced green chilies, divided 8 times
1/4 lb Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 8 strips
1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp pepper
  melted butter
  tomato sauce

Pound chicken to about 1/4-inch thickness.  Put a chili and Jack cheese strip in center of each chicken piece.  Roll up and tuck ends under.  Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, chili powder, salt, cumin, and pepper.  Dip each stuffed chicken in shallow bowl of about 6 tbsp butter, then roll in bread crumb mixture.  Place chicken, seam down, in oblong baking dish and drizzle with melted butter.  Cover and chill for 4 hours, or overnight.  Bake, uncovered, in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes.  Serve with tomato sauce.

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01/14/2009 - Posted by | Chicken, Entree

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