Cilantro and Garlic Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Ingredients

4 chicken breasts
6 cloves garlic
1 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
Olive oil
Kosher salt
Fresh cracked black pepper
Lemon juice and zest

Preparation

1
Make a slice lengthwise through the middle of each breast taking care to not cut in half
2
Crush the garlic into a bowl with a garlic press or mash with the flat edge of a chefs knife to make a paste.
3
Mix in two liberal pinches of Kosher salt
4
Spread the garlic paste on the inside of each breast and pack in the chopped cilantro.
5
Season each side with salt and pepper
6
In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium-high.
7
Cook chicken on each side until golden brown and until juices run clear. (After browning, try turning heat down and covering to finish cooking.) Moist and juicy.
8
Plate and squeeze fresh lemon juice over breasts and top with a bit of lemon zest

 



Comments

Alina Petropavlovska's picture

Great recipe, simple and tasty! I'm sure my family would love these chicken breasts!

Barnaby Dorfman's picture

This is the recipe that Ivanka Trump tweeted about!

CARLA SAUNDERS's picture

Sounds good Sheri. I've been stuck with boring chicken recipes. Hello to Barnaby. I like your code varification letters I can read them :)

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My Aunt Mimi created this easy, delicious, and healthy dish! Any fresh herb could be used: basil, marjoram, tarragon, parsley, sorrel, etc. Try adding roasted red pepper or sun dried tomato, too!

Yield:

4 servings

Added:

December 8, 2009

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