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package (about 3 pounds) Compliments Balance Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
large or 12 smaller Compliments Organic Fresh Basil Leaves
Compliments Monterey Jack Cheese, cut into 6 equal pieces
wooden or metal skewers
Sensations Extra Virgin 100% Olive Oil
slices Compliments Regular Sliced Bacon
Salt and freshly ground pepper
Prepare a gas or charcoal barbecue for medium-high heat.
While barbecue heats,place a chicken breast between 2 sheets of plastic wrap.
With a smooth meat mallet, pound chicken until it is 1/4 inch thick.
Repeat to pound all chicken.
Arrange 1 or 2 basil leaves in the center of each pounded chicken breast.
Place a piece of cheese on top of basil.
Fold sides of chicken up and over basil and cheese to enclose tightly and completely.
Secure tightly with skewers.
Brush chicken bundles with oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.
Tightly wrap 1 strip of bacon around each bundle, securing it with skewers if necessary.
Place bundles on grill over heat. Cover and cook until undersides are browned, 5-7 minutes.
Turn bundles and cook to brown other sides, about 5 more minutes.
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.
Transfer to a serving platter. Remove skewers and serve.
Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):