Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts 1

This crispy asparagus stuffed chicken cordon bleu recipe variation is an easy main dish to make for a reception.

* Ingredients:

* Seasoning:

¼ cup maple syrup

2 tbsp. mustard grains

*Chicken :

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Salt and freshly ground pepper

12 fine asparagus, 1 or 2 inch cut ends

8 slices of Havarti Armstrong cheese, sliced

4 slices of prosciutto

* Instructions :

Preheat the oven to 375 F and lightly grease a cast iron skillet. Prepare the seasoning by mixing the maple syrup and mustard. Put aside.

Lay the breasts on a cutting board and using a sharp knife, slice lengthwise, cutting almost but not completely to the other side. Open the split chest and flatten it a bit with your hands. Pour ½ tsp. of the seasoning prepared on the open chicken breast and spread with a spoon. Seasoning with a little salt & newly ground pepper. Place 3 asparagus on the open side of the breast. Garnish with 2 slices of Havarti cheese. Fold the left side over the chest. Wrap the stuffed breast with a slice of prosciutto, folding the ends underneath. Place the breasts in a greased pan or baking sheet. Reiterate with rest of the chicken breasts .

Put in preheated oven & bake for 26 min . Remove from the oven. Liberally brush the chicken with the mixture and return to the oven for another 10 minutes.