Chicken and Blue Cheese Roll-Ups
Low Carbohydrate Diet
Chicken and Blue Cheese Roll-Ups uses boneless skinless chicken breast fillets wrapped in roll fashion with butter and blue cheese, then the rolled breasts are wrapped in bacon.
1/4 pound blue cheese, crumbled
2 ounces unsalted butter, softened
4 boneless skinless chicken breast fillets, tenderized
8 bacon slices
2-3/4 tablespoons olive oil Toothpick
Mix together blue cheese and butter until smooth. If needed, place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of waxed paper and flatten with a meat mallet or rolling pin. Spread evenly on one side of each chicken breast.
Roll up the breasts, wrap with bacon, and secure with toothpicks.
Heat oil in a pan over a moderate to low heat; cook chicken rolls; turning frequently, for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through.
Yield: 4 Servings
Calories: 544; Fat: 36.2g; Cholesterol: 170mg; Protein: 52g; Carbohydrate: 0.8g; Fiber: 0; Sodium: 763mg
Exchanges: 1-1/2 Lean Meat, 6 Fat, 5-1/2 Very Lean Meat Protein
Variation: Rolled Mozzarella Chicken
12 ounces boneless chicken breasts
2 slices ham lunchmeat
2 ounces Mozzarella
Crushed pork rinds
3 tablespoons grated Parmesan
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix rinds and Parmesan. Pound chicken breasts flat. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder. Place 1/2 slice ham and some mozzarella on each breast. Roll up and dip in rind-Parmesan mixture. Place in baking dish seam down, and bake 20 to 25 minutes. Serves 2 at 1 carb each.