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Level
very easy
Marinate Time
20 mins
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Serves
6

Ingredients

1
package (about 3 pounds) Compliments Balance Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
6
large or 12 smaller Compliments Organic Fresh Basil Leaves
1/4 pound
Compliments Monterey Jack Cheese, cut into 6 equal pieces
6
wooden or metal skewers
1 tbsp
Panache Extra Virgin Olive Oil
6
slices Compliments Regular Sliced Bacon
Salt and freshly ground pepper

Method

Step 1
Prepare a gas or charcoal barbecue for medium-high heat.
Step 2
While barbecue heats,place a chicken breast between 2 sheets of plastic wrap.
Step 3
With a smooth meat mallet, pound chicken until it is 1/4 inch thick.
Step 4
Repeat to pound all chicken.
Step 5
Arrange 1 or 2 basil leaves in the center of each pounded chicken breast.
Step 6
Place a piece of cheese on top of basil.
Step 7
Fold sides of chicken up and over basil and cheese to enclose tightly and completely.
Step 8
Secure tightly with skewers.
Step 9
Brush chicken bundles with oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Step 10
Tightly wrap 1 strip of bacon around each bundle, securing it with skewers if necessary.
Step 11
Place bundles on grill over heat. Cover and cook until undersides are browned, 5-7 minutes.
Step 12
Turn bundles and cook to brown other sides, about 5 more minutes.
Step 13
Continue cooking, turning once or twice more, until chicken is well browned and nolonger pink in center (carefully cut to test so that melted cheese does not run out),5-10 more minutes.
Step 14
Transfer to a serving platter. Remove skewers and serve.

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Characteristics

Dinner Safeway

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
Calories:
360
Saturated Fat:
5 g
Cholesterol:
155 mg
Protein:
58 g
Sodium:
500 mg