Basil and Prosciutto Chicken

Basil and Prosciutto Chicken

Liven up ordinary chicken breasts with mustard, basil, prosciutto and cheese. It goes from stovetop to tabletop in 30 minutes.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
4
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds)
4
teaspoons Dijon mustard
4
thin slices prosciutto or fully cooked ham
1/4
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (1 ounce)
4
fresh basil leaves
  1. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken in oil 6 minutes. Turn chicken; brush with mustard and top with prosciutto. Cook 6 to 8 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.
  2. Sprinkle cheese over chicken. Cook about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Garnish with basil.
Makes 4 servings
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Success
Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves vary considerably in size. For this recipe, select ones that are about 5 ounces each. Be sure that they are all the same size so they cook in the same amount of time.
Serve-With
Serve this Italian-style dish with steamed green beans and warm breadsticks. Italian gelato and biscotti for dessert keep with the Italian theme.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 225
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.