Feta Topped Chicken (TNT)

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Feta Topped Chicken (TNT)

Post by pstarkoski on Sat Jan 03, 2009 9:49 pm

This is soooooooooooooo good!! The chicken is really tender and juicy.

Feta-Topped Chicken

Chicken breasts go uptown with a brush of balsamic, a sprinkle of herbs and a warmed feta finish. Simply sensational!

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 25 min
Makes: 4 servings

4boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 1/4 lb)
2tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette dressing
1teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4teaspoon seasoned pepper
1large roma (plum) tomato, cut into 8 slices
1/4cup crumbled feta cheese (1 oz)
1.Set oven control to broil. Brush both sides of chicken breasts with dressing. Sprinkle both sides with Italian seasoning and seasoned pepper. Place on rack in broiler pan.
2.Broil with tops 4 inches from heat about 10 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Top with tomato and cheese. Broil 2 to 3 minutes longer or until cheese is lightly browned.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Broil chicken about 15 minutes. Top with tomato and cheese. Broil 1 to 2 minutes longer.

You can use 1/2 teaspoon each of dried basil and oregano leaves in place of the Italian seasoning.
Special Touch
Feta cheese crumbles are available in a variety of flavors. Some have sun-dried tomatoes, basil or cracked pepper added. Any of these would be delicious in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:
1 Serving: Calories 200 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 80mg; Sodium 210mg; Total Carbohydrate 2g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 1g); Protein 28g Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 2%; Calcium 6%; Iron 6% Exchanges: 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat Carbohydrate Choices: 0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe source: Merry Makers yahoo group, submitted by Lyzzi.

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