Broccoli-stuffed chicken breasts (microwave)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pack (10 Oz.) frozen chopped broccoli; coo
2 \N Green onions; minced
4 ounces (1 c.) Monterey Jack cheese shredded
3 larges Whole chicken breasts; skinned boned, and
3 slices (1 Oz.) cooked ham; cut in half
1 cup Fresh bread crumbs
1 tablespoon Parsley
½ teaspoon Paprika
3 tablespoons Margarine; melted
1 tablespoon Flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
⅛ teaspoon Pepper
1 cup Milk

Drain broccoli well and put in large bowl with green onions and half the cheese and mix. Pound each chicken breast to ¼ inch and top each with 1 piece ham and an equal amount of broccoli mixture. Carefully fold chicken in; half over broccoli filling; neatly tuck ends under.

In pie plate or on waxed paper, combine bread crumbs, parsley and paprika.

Brush chicken with margarine, using about 1 tablespoon. Coat chicken with seasoned bread crumbs.

In 9x13 inch baking dish, place chicken. Cook covered loosely with waxed paper on high 100% power 10 to 12 minutes until fork-tender.

To prepare sauce, place remaining melted margarine in bowl. Add flour, salt and pepper; gradually stir in milk. Microwave on high 3½ minutes or until boiling, stirring twice. Add remaining cheese, stirring until melted.

Spoon sauce around chicken.

Posted to recipelu-digest by "Diane Geary" <diane@...> on Feb 22, 1998

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