Italian Stuffed Italian Chicken Recipe

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Make a supersized taste of Italy with our Italian Stuffed Italian Chicken recipe. We start with our marinated Italian Romano Chicken Breast, stuff it with our handmade Leahy’s Italian Sausage and Hot Pepper Cheese, and top it off with a…

Make a supersized taste of Italy with our Italian Stuffed Italian Chicken recipe. We start with our marinated Italian Romano Chicken Breast, stuff it with our handmade Leahy’s Italian Sausage and Hot Pepper Cheese, and top it off with a delicious tomato sauce! The rich Italian flavors just explode in your mouth – you have to give it a try!

Ingredients

Prep Time

30 min

Total Time

70 min

Yield

Feeds 4-6 adults
  • 1 package LGCM Italian Romano Chicken Breast ( pounded out flat)
  • 1 lb LGCM Leahy's Bulk Italian Sausage
  • .5 lb Hot Pepper Cheese ( cubed)
  • .5 cup Chicken Broth
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Garlic
  • 28 oz Tomatoes ( crushed)
  • .5 cup Red Wine
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 Tbsp Oregano ( dried)
  • 1 Tbsp ( dried)
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes

Directions

  • 1

    Mix Italian sausage & hot pepper cheese together in a small bowl

  • 2

    Pound out the chicken to flat pieces to make for easy stuffing.

  • 3

    Spread the Italian Sausage mix evenly on top of the chicken breast and cut the breast in 1/2 for easier cooking.

  • 4

    Roll up the breast & close with toothpicks. Repeat with other breast.

  • 5

    Heat a sauté pan to a medium high heat, add olive oil & garlic.

  • 6

    Pan sear the chicken on all sides.

  • 7

    Preheat oven to 350F.

  • 8

    Place your chicken on a rack with chicken broth, in bottom of pan & set in oven.  Bake for about 30-35 minutes or until it is fully cooked.

  • 9

    In the same pan that you seared the chicken, add remaining ingredients, ring to boil & then reduce to a simmer for 15-20 minutes.

  • 10

    Remove chicken from the oven, take out toothpicks & place on a plate.  Add the sauce on top and ENJOY!


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Recommended Pairings

Sangiovese

Sangiovese

Sangiovese (and all the other names the Italians call it by) is the grape that makes Chianti. It produces wines that have lots of acidity, plenty of earthiness and red fruit flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Chianti, Italy

Pairs great with:

  • Sangiovese is a great pairing for high acid foods like dishes that have tomato sauce!

Prosecco

Prosecco

Made from Glera grapes, Prosecco is Italy's great sparkling wine. It's becoming increasingly popular for its light bubles and crisp flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Prosecco, France

Pairs great with:

  • Prosecco is an easy pairing partner, but it's especially great with seafood

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