Chicken, Asparagus and Prosciutto Roll-ups

Chicken, Asparagus and Prosciutto Roll-Ups

Chicken, Asparagus and Prosciutto Roll-Ups

My husband and I really loved this. He says it looks like a nice dish for a dinner party. I believe this is a good dish if you are watching your carbs or a diabetic. It sounds kind of time consuming but if you prepare everything before you start rolling then it goes smoothly. If you have any ideas for alternative items to put in rolls you can comment on this recipe and we'll see what other roll-ups we can make.

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken Breasts sliced 1/4" thick (I bought 4 thin sliced already)
  • 4 slices of Prosciutto
  • 16 - 20 thin stalks of Asparagus (depending on size of breasts or what you have on hand)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese or 4 slices of your favorite cheese (I used shredded Montery & Colby)
  • 1/2 cup Planko Bread Crumbs (Pre-seasoned or season yourself)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or maybe wine
  • Some olive oil for drizzling and some for browning

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Lay a piece of saran wrap on counter for easy clean-up and ease of rolling
  3. Flatten chicken breasts so they are 1/4" thick
  4. Place one slice of Proscuitto on flattened chicken
  5. Place one slice of cheese or about 2 TB of cheese depending on size of your breasts
  6. 4-5 stalks of Asparagus layed across short side of chicken
  7. Roll up breast as tight as possible and secure with a toothpick (colored preferably to see better)
  8. Do same to all 4 breasts
  9. Pour egg on plate (I used a styrofoam plate for easy clean-up)
  10. Pour bread crumbs on another plate
  11. Roll chicken rolls in egg and then in bread crumbs
  12. Heat olive oil in fry pan and brown rolls on all sides
  13. Spray 8 x 8 casserole and place rolls in them
  14. Pour broth or wine in frypan and scrape pan. Pour over chicken
  15. Sprinkle rolls with some olive oil.
  16. Bake for 20-25 minutes, till meat is no longer pink
  17. This goes great with mashed potatoes (or as my friend, Linda calls them, creamed potatoes)
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Cordon Bleu with a Twist

My husband and I love chicken so I try to find new ways to make it interesting.  I came up with this variety of Cordon Bleu before it was actually Cordon Bleu. I first made it without the prosciutto or the cheese (if you can believe no cheese) and we loved it. When my parents came to visit I decided to try something else with it, and it works. It’s a little more involved than many of my recipes but it’s definitely worth it.

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