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Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts

with Ricotta and Tarragon

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts - Juicy and tender chicken with spicy creamy cheese

242
calories
Calories
40 min.
Preparation
6 h. 40 min.
Ready in
moderate
Difficulty
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Ingredients

for 6 servings
9 ounces Ricotta cheese
3 sprigs Tarragon
3 sprigs Parsley
Salt
Pepper
6 Chicken breasts (each about 160 grams)
½ Lemon
1 tablespoon Honey
Canola oil (for the grill)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Casserole dish, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Grilling tongs, 1 Brush, 1 Grill, 1 Piping bag, 1 Toothpick, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Fork

Preparation steps

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 1
1

Place ricotta in a fine-mesh sieve and let drain for at least 4 hours.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 2
2

Rinse herbs, shake dry, pluck leaves and finely chop.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 3
3

Mix herbs with the drained ricotta. Season with salt and pepper.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 4
4

Rinse chicken and pat dry. Cut a pocket along the side of each fillet, deep into the breast meat.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 5
5

Place herbed ricotta into a piping bag and generously fill each pocket with the cheese.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 6
6

Use 2 toothpicks to seal each pocket.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 7
7

Squeeze juice from lemon. Mix together 1 tablespoon lemon juice and the honey in a baking dish.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 8
8

Place chicken breasts in the baking dish, turning to coat with the lemon-honey mixture. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 9
9

Remove chicken from the marinade and drain.

Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts preparation step 10
10

Place chicken breasts on a lightly oiled hot grill (or under a preheated broiler). Grilled, turning frequently, until chicken is cooked through, about 12 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and serve.