Liven up ordinary chicken breasts with mustard, basil, prosciutto and cheese. It goes from stovetop to tabletop in 30 minutes.
tablespoon vegetable oil
boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds)
teaspoons Dijon mustard
thin slices prosciutto or fully cooked ham
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (1 ounce)
fresh basil leaves
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
Sprinkle cheese over chicken. Cook about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Garnish with basil.
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 this Italian-style dish with steamed green beans and warm breadsticks. Italian gelato and biscotti for dessert keep with the Italian theme.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
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- Total Carbohydrate
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% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.