Recipe by Chef John
"This stuffed, prosciutto-wrapped chicken breast has everything you want in a Valentine's Day entree; it looks fancy, it tastes amazing, and contains dried cherries, a known aphrodisiac."
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dried cherries, chopped
plain bread crumbs
1 1/2 tablespoons
finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
fresh oregano, minced
salt and pepper to taste
2 (6 ounce)
skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
4 thin slices
1 1/2 tablespoons
Very, very good. What I like most about this 'company worthy' dish is that it can be prepped entirely ahead of time, cooked to order and looks fabulous. BUT it really very easy. As written this feeds more than 2 - more like 3 or 4. Enjoy this great recipe.
the 20 minute prep time is a joke.
Made this dish as per recipe. AMAZING and looks like a lot more work than it really is. Once you have mastered the technique of poudning and wrapping the chicken, the possibilities are endless! SO worth the time!
This is a great recipe! I recommend this for everyone. I had to use cranberries instead of cherries and it still tasted amazing. I would recommend at least doubling the filing because mine did not seem to have enough filing for my taste.
I stuck with the recipe but instead of proscuitto, I used bacon (store didn't have proscuitto), which made tying the strings a little more difficult, but it was worth it. Was delicious and very fillling. Will make again!
My chicken turned out to be a little dry and needed more sauce. Probably the way I cooked it. However!!! It was so delicious especially the parts with extra sauce. I would definitely recommend this dish to people looking for a meal that looks and tastes delicious. Only recommendation is to cook extra sauce in case your chicken turns out dry. I will definitely cook this meal again!
Wow!!! This was really tasty. Depending on your palate you can add a few more cherries. I am a parmasien cheese fan and added some to the top after cooking. You can't go wrong with adding more stuffing to this dish. Will def. cook this again.
Top notch recipe! Watch the video for step by step instructions; it really makes everything clear! Husband thought it was a tad too salty (which I didn't even do all the salt that was suggested). Used dry herbs (gasp)! 1/4 tsp each and baked on a small jelly roll type pan. 25 minutes was perfect; the sauce was delightful. Served over rice pilaf. I will definitely make again!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Prosciutto-Wrapped Cherry-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Serving Size: 1/2 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 271
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