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Rolled Chicken Washington

Recipe Information
Homemade cheese stick rolled up in a chicken breast


Serves/Makes:12 servings

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped mushrooms
  • 2 TBS (30 ml) butter or margerine
  • 2 TBS (30 ml) flour
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) light cream
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml). salt
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) shredded sharp cheese
  • 1 small onion chopped fine
  • 6 whole chicken boned breasts cut in halves
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • flour
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) dry bread crumbs
  • Step 1 (Can be prepared a day ahead):
  • Cook mushrooms and onion in butter.
  • Add flour, cream, and salt.
  • Cook until mixture is very thick.
  • Stir in cheese over low heat just until melted.
  • Pour into greased dish and chill at least one hour.
  • Slice into sticks.
  • Step 2:
  • Pound the breast until 1/4 inch thick, and season with salt.
  • Roll cheese stick in each and secure with toothpicks. (Do all the breasts and then go on to next step)
  • Dust with flour.
  • Dip in eggs and roll in bread crumbs.
  • Cover and chill one hour.
  • Fry 5 minutes in deep hot fat or until brown.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Take toothpicks out at this point.
  • May be frozen at this point. Before serving defrost.
  • Bake for 45 minutes in 325 degree (175 C.) oven.
  • Serve Hot.
This is a very elegant dish. Much like Chicken Kiev. Great for a dinner party for some very special guest.

Serve with Brown Rice, Green Beans, Pretzel Salad, Hot Rolls and Iced Tea, and your favorite dessert. I like Chocolate Pie.