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Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Rolls

Ingredients
8 fresh asparagus spears
2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
4 fresh sage leaves
2 slices provolone cheese (1 ounce each)
2 slices deli ham (3/4 ounce each)
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1-1/2 teaspoons butter
1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth

Directions
In a large skillet, bring 1/2 in. of water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry.

Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Spread mustard over one side of each chicken breast. Down the center of each, place two sage leaves, a cheese slice, ham slice and four asparagus spears. Fold chicken over asparagus; secure with toothpicks.

Place flour and egg in separate shallow bowls. In another shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip chicken in the flour, egg, then bread crumb mixture.

In a large skillet, brown chicken on all sides in butter and oil. Transfer to an 8-in. square baking dish coated with cooking spray. Add wine to skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Pour over chicken.

Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 2 servings.

Recipe found here: Asparagus-Stuffed Chicken Rolls

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Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles

Ingredients
1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
4 teaspoons Sriracha Asian hot chili sauce
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
12 ounces uncooked multigrain spaghetti
1 pound lean ground chicken
1-1/2 cups julienned carrots
1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup finely chopped unsalted peanuts
4 green onions, chopped

Directions
In a small bowl, whisk the first six ingredients until blended. Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook chicken, carrots, pepper and garlic over medium heat 5-6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink, breaking up chicken into crumbles; drain.

Stir in peanut butter mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 3-5 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve with spaghetti. Top with peanuts and green onions. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles

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Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients
1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
1/4 cup finely chopped celery
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon butter
6 cups chicken broth
1-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1-1/4 cups uncooked medium egg noodles
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions
Saute the carrot, celery and onion in butter in a Dutch oven until tender. Stir in the broth, chicken and seasonings. Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat. Add noodles; cook for 10 minutes or until noodles are tender. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 6 servings.

Recipe found here: Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup

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Breaded Ranch Chicken

Ingredients
1/2 cup butter, melted
3/4 cup crushed cornflakes
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Directions
Place butter in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the cornflakes, cheese and salad dressing mix. Dip chicken in butter, then roll in cornflake mixture to coat.

Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Breaded Ranch Chicken

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Easy Chicken Tamale Pie

Ingredients
1 pound ground chicken
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (11 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained
1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce
2 green onions, chopped
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
Optional toppings: sour cream, salsa and minced fresh cilantro

Directions
In a large skillet, cook chicken over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles. Stir in seasonings.

Transfer to a 4-qt. slow cooker. Stir in beans, tomatoes, corn, enchilada sauce, green onions and cilantro. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours or until heated through.

In a small bowl, combine muffin mix and eggs; spoon over chicken mixture. Cook, covered, on low 1-1-1/2 hours longer or until a toothpick inserted in corn bread layer comes out clean.

Sprinkle with cheese; let stand, covered, 5 minutes. If desired, serve with toppings. Yield: 8 servings.

Recipe found here: Easy Chicken Tamale Pie

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Chicken with Wine Sauce

Ingredients
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
1 egg
1 tablespoon water
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
3/4 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
2/3 cup plum wine

Directions
Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and water. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with flour mixture.

In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.

In the same skillet, saute mushrooms until tender. Add wine, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe found here: Chicken with Wine Sauce

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Chicken Marsala with Gorgonzola

Ingredients
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/2 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup marsala wine
2/3 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese, divided
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions
Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook chicken in 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°. Remove and keep warm.

In same skillet, saute mushrooms in remaining oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute.

Add wine, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by a third. Stir in cream and remaining salt. Return to a boil; cook until slightly thickened.

Return chicken to pan; add 1/3 cup cheese. Cook until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; garnish with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe found here: Chicken Marsala with Gorgonzola

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