Chicken – Pineapple and old Cheddar stuffed Chicken Breast

Total Time: 45 min
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
4 chicken breasts
4 half slices pineapple
6 slices old cheddar
1 green onions; chopped
2 tbsp unsalted butter or margarine
5 ml lime juice
3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and Pepper
1 dozen toothpicks

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven at 350 F.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp of the oil in the skillet
  3. Cut the chicken breasts as you can open them as a book
  4. Grill the chicken breasts in the skillet, about 4 minutes each side. Salt and pepper to your taste
  5. Cut the cheese slices in half, so it’s about the same size as the chicken breast
  6. Open carefully the chicken breast, and stuff them first with 2 half-slices of cheddar, then 1 half-slice of pineapple and then, finish with another half-slice of cheddar.
  7. Close them, make them hold with toothpicks
  8. Spread 1 tbsp of oil in baking dish and place the chicken on it.
  9. Bake for about 20 minutes or until the juice coming out of the chicken is clear
  10. About 5 minutes before the cooking is over, brown the green onions with the butter and the lime juice in a saucepan.
  11. Serve it over the chicken breasts.
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