Blue Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast
Prep and Cook Time 22 minutes
Makes 4 servings
|1/2||cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese|
|2||tablespoons butter, softened, divided|
|3/4||teaspoon dried thyme|
|Salt and black pepper|
|2||whole boneless chicken breasts with skin (not split)|
|1||tablespoon lemon juice|
- Prepare grill for grilling. Combine blue cheese, 1 tablespoon butter and thyme in small bowl until blended. Season with salt and pepper.
- Loosen skin over breast of chicken by pushing fingers between skin and meat, taking care not to tear skin. Spread blue cheese mixture under skin with rubber spatula or small spoon; massage skin to evenly spread cheese mixture.
- Place chicken, skin side down, on grid over medium coals. Grill, covered, 5 minutes. Meanwhile, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter; stir in lemon juice and paprika. Turn chicken; brush with lemon juice mixture. Grill 5 to 7 minutes more or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Transfer chicken to carving board; cut each breast in half.
Serve with steamed new potatoes and broccoli.
|Serving Size:||1 chicken breast halve|
|Calories from Fat||60 %|
|Total Fat||23 g|
|Saturated Fat||8 g|
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