Chicken Roll-Ups

Smoked mozzarella is tucked inside chicken breasts, coated in crumbs and then baked for a special dish that is easy on the budget.

Chicken Roll-Ups
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F 40 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 ounces smoked mozzarella, cut into 6 pieces about 2 inches long
  • 6 boneless, skinless, thin-sliced chicken breasts (about 4 ounces each), pounded out to 1/4-inch thickness
  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 pound dried angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees . Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Place flour and bread crumbs in separate shallow plates. Beat eggs in a medium-size bowl.

3. Place a piece of mozzarella on one short end of each chicken breast and roll up tightly. Tuck loose ends in.

4. Coat each chicken roll with flour, dip in the egg and roll in the bread crumbs. Place seam-side down in prepared dish.

5. Melt butter in a small saucepan and stir in parsley, thyme and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt. Pour mixture over the chicken rolls. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Pour wine over the chicken and bake for an additional 25 minutes.

6. Meanwhile, prepare angel hair pasta following package directions. Drain and place in large serving bowl.

7. Remove chicken from baking dish and place on serving platter. Season with remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Pour butter-and-wine mixture from baking dish over pasta and toss with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 697, Fat, total (g): 33, chol. (mg): 195, sat. fat (g): 19, carb. (g): 54, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 43, sodium (mg): 559, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.