Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken Breast

Prosciutto-Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Chef Daniel Mezzolo shows us how to incorporate prosciutto into an above average weeknight meal!

Cooked chicken breast seasoned and stuffed with prosciutto

Ingredients

4 chicken breasts, bonless, skinless
8-12 slices prosciutto, thinly sliced
1/2 cup pesto
1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
to taste salt
to taste pepper

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Using a knife, butterfly the chicken breast. 
  3. Spread one quarter of the pesto on the bottom layer. 
  4. Sprinkle one quarter of the mozzarella cheese on top. 
  5. Gently layer two to three pieces of prosciutto on top of the cheese, and then close chicken breast. 
  6. Repeat with remaining three chicken breasts.  
  7. Season with salt and pepper. 
  8. Bake in oven on a parchment-lined baking sheet for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken’s internal temperature is 165 F.

Serving Size: serves 4

 

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