Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Rolls

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      8 fresh asparagus spears
      2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
      1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
      4 fresh sage leaves
      2 slices provolone cheese (1 ounce each)
      2 slices deli ham (3/4 ounce each)
      1/4 cup all-purpose flour
      1 egg, lightly beaten
      1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
      1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
      1-1/2 teaspoons butter
      1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
      1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth

      In a large skillet, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
      Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Spread mustard over one side of each chicken breast. Down the center of each, place two sage leaves, a cheese slice, ham slice and four asparagus spears. Fold chicken over asparagus; secure with toothpicks.
      Place flour and egg in separate shallow bowls. In another shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip chicken in the flour, egg, then bread crumb mixture.
      In a large skillet, brown chicken on all sides in butter and oil. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Add wine to skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Pour over chicken.
      Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Discard toothpicks.

      Yield: 2 servings.

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      I make cordon blue and never thought of adding asparagus. Way to go, Hubby is in for a treat now.

    • #432107

      your welcome. We love asparagus in my household even my 6 year old eats it! Please do let us know if hubby liked it.

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Rolls