Stuffed chicken breast with mushroom sauce: Elaborate looking but easy cooking!
This recipe is not only easy to make but serves as the perfect main course for a nice sit down evening with your friends and family.
One bundle of spinach leaves
1tsp garlic paste (for the stuffing)
Soy sauce for marinating
Mozzarella cheese (thinly sliced)
For the sauce:
A handful of mushrooms
1 packet cream
Freshly ground pepper
1 small onion chopped
Flatten the chicken breasts with a meat mallet. Rub with soy sauce, garlic paste, salt and black pepper.
Blanch* the spinach leaves and drain. Add salt, red chilli flakes and garlic paste.
*Blanching is a method in which you add vegetables to boiling water for one min and immediately drain and add it to a bowl of chilled water so it doesn’t lose its colour.
Spoon out about one heaped tablespoon of the spinach mixture on each breast and spread. Add more if required. It should be a thin layer. Add the sliced mozzarella and roll the breast up, securing with toothpicks. Cut it into three after securing it.
Heat up two tablespoons oil, in a frying pan and place the chicken in it. Let it cook on one side for one minute each. Keep a medium flame. Then add about 1/4th cup of water and cook it, changing sides for even cooking. Take the pieces out in a plate and let it rest. Take the toothpicks out after five minutes.
For the sauce:
Heat a tablespoon of oil, add the chopped onion and sauté till transparent. Add the mushrooms and pepper. Add a cup of water and cook for two minutes. Blend and put it back on the flame. Add the cream and thicken with corn-flour to get the right consistency. Season with salt. You can add chopped parsley to it too.
Pour the sauce over the chicken and serve with pasta or a buttered bun.
There couldn’t be a more elaborate looking and easy cooking dish for that formal dinner evening you had planned out!
Give this delicious recipe a try and let me know how your guests reacted to it in the comments below.
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