Ham 'n' Cheese Stuffed Chicken

This 20-minute recipe for skinless, boneless chicken breast halves is bursting with flavor. Molasses and brown mustard sauce season and brown the chicken.

Ham 'n' Cheese Stuffed Chicken
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Cook 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 8 thin boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (1/4 inch thick, 1-1/2 pounds total)
  • 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 slices baked ham (2 ounces total)
  • 4 slices Fontina cheese (2 ounces total)

Make It

1. Whisk molasses, mustard in cup; divide in half in 2 cups.

2. Brush chicken all over with 2 teaspoons oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

3. Place 1 slice each of ham and cheese on each of 4 chicken pieces. Cover each with remaining chicken.

4. Heat remaining oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brush tops of sandwiched chicken with 1 tablespoon molasses mixture from first cup. Working in batches, place chicken, molasses side down, in skillet; cook, covered, 4 minutes. Uncover; brush tops with remaining molasses mixture from first cup. Turn chicken over; saute, uncovered, 5 minutes (170 degrees F). Brush tops with 1 tablespoon molasses mixture from second cup. Remove to platter, molasses side down. Brush tops with remaining molasses mixture from second cup.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 326, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): 117, sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 8, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 41, sodium (mg): 1048, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.