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Green Chili Stuffed Chicken Breast

Dontated by marcus356@aol.com Mark ( Marcus ) Shlosberg

6 Boneless chicken breasts 
1 can chopped ortega green chilies 
2 oz ham; minced 
2 oz Montery jack cheese; shredded 
1 clove garlic; minced 
2 eggs; beaten 
1 cup breadcrumbs seasoned with chili powder to taste 
Chili Chicken Gravy ( recipe follows )

Rinse and drain chilies, mix with ham, cheese and garlic. Set aside at room temp. for about 15 min while preparing chicken breasts for stuffing.

To prepare chicken, rinse and pat dry. Using a VERY SHARP fillet knife, cut a pocket in the side of each breast ( if you are Very nice to the butcher at the market, you might even be able to get him to do this for you)

Drain any liquid that may have settled out of the green chili stuffing mix and then spoon 1/6 of the stuffing into each breast and close the pockets with toothpicks.

Dip stuffed breasts into beaten egg and dredge with seasoned Breadcrumbs. Place in an oiled 9" x 9" pan and bake at 350 for 45 min.

Serve with Chili Chicken Gravy

Chili Chicken Gravy

Dontated by marcus356@aol.com Mark ( Marcus ) Shlosberg

                2 Tablespoons UNsalted butter 
                2 Tablespoons flour 
                1 cup chicken stock 
                1/2 cup milk
                2 teaspoons chili powder 
                1/4 cup white wine 
                1/2 small onion chopped 
                Oil
In a small amount of oil, saute onion until clear. Remove from heat and add wine and chili powder. Set aside. Melt butter in a small sauce pan, add flour and cook over medium heat stirring constantly until just browned. Gradually add first, the chicken stock, then the milk, stirring constantly to avoid lumps. Add the onion/wine/chili mix and simmer over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until gravy thickens.

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