This southern-inspired chicken dish is a flavorful and fantastic choice for something as casual as a family dinner, or as elegant as a Thanksgiving entrée. Smothered with a decadent mushroom sauce, it soon becomes an irrisistable favorite.
Southern Living OCTOBER 2006
1. Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions, and let cool. Stir in egg and pecans.
2. Butterfly chicken breasts by making a lengthwise cut in 1 side, cutting to but not through the opposite side; unfold. Spoon stuffing mixture evenly down center of one side of each butterflied chicken breast; fold opposite side over stuffing, and place in a lightly greased baking dish. Stir together 3 Tbsp. olive oil and chopped rosemary; brush evenly over chicken. Sprinkle chicken evenly with salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese.
3. Bake chicken, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes or until done.
4. Sauté mushrooms and onions in remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until tender; stir in soup and chicken broth. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring often, 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Spoon mushroom mixture evenly over chicken; garnish, if desired.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Stove Top Cornbread Stuffing Mix.
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