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Grilled Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken

Grilled Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken

Grilled chicken that’s good enough for a backyard cookout party. Cut out a pocket in the chicken breast to stuff with fresh mozzarella cheese and roasted peppers.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, (about 2 pounds), tenders removed
  • 3/4 cup Lawry's® Mediterranean Herb & White Wine Marinade with Lemon Juice & Garlic, divided
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 1 (7 ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained

Instructions

  1. Cut a wide pocket in each chicken breast half, taking care to not cut through back or sides of chicken.
  2. Place chicken in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish.
  3. Add 1/2 cup of the marinade; turn to coat well.
  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or longer for extra flavor.
  5. Remove chicken from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade.
  6. Stuff each pocket with 1 slice of the mozzarella cheese and 1/4 of the roasted peppers. Press chicken lightly to seal.
  7. Grill chicken over medium heat 7 to 8 minutes per side or until cooked through, turning carefully with spatula.
  8. Brush chicken with remaining 1/4 cup marinade.

Nutrition information (Amount per serving) Calories: 303 Cholesterol: 132mg Sodium: 706mg Protein: 45g Total Fat: 11g Fiber: 1g Carbohydrate: 6g

Recipe and photo credit: McCormick




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