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Pesto, Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Pix

I've been meaning to post this cook from last week but I've been lazy to be quite honest :)  Anyhow, we have grown tired of the basic chicken breasts and thought we'd jazz them up.  We started out by pounded the breasts super thin but I have to ask what kind of breast enlargement surgery these chickens have been having.  Because I swear the ones we buy are the size of like a turkey...Anyhow.....We slathered on some pesto sauce (premade from Earth Fare)

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Then put on some fresh grated mozzarella.  My wife wanted them super cheesy

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Then my wife folded them up she said it was too much to roll up. and Wrapped around with a couple slices of good ol Indiana Bacon

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Put them on the Egg at about 375 direct grid.  Really didn't lose much of the cheese for being so loosely packed

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It took quite some time for me to feel they were safe to come off but wow do they look great

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Sliced them open and we ended up for the 2 boys and my wife finished about 2 of them.   Saved the other for sandwiches later in the week and I can't figure out which I enjoyed more.  


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  • caneggercanegger Posts: 537
    Those look yummy. Shouldnt be looking while i am stuck at work
  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,631
    Those look great. I can't ever get the cheese no stay in once it melts. Nice work. 
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,075
    Mmmm...that looks wonderful, Eddie!

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,504
    Sign me up coach....
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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,718
    Outstanding! Great idea with the pesto.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,155
    Nicely done! Beats the grilled cheese sammich I had for lunch by miles.

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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 7,083
    Mighty fine!  Awesome combination of flavors...I can almost taste it.  


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  • Awesome! Will try that.
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 2,902
    Damn Eddie. That's all I know to say. Damn!

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  • bigphilbigphil Posts: 1,387
    looks fantastic 
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  • EddieK76EddieK76 Posts: 415
    Thanks guys!    This forum is so amazing with everyones feedback, help and insight!
  • J_QueJ_Que Posts: 203
    Nice cook Eddie. I'm going to give that a try this weekend.
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  • cul-de-sac-ercul-de-sac-er Posts: 176
    Eddie, Great post, looks awesome. What was your cook time at 375 Thanks for any help.
  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,708
    Great cook, I need to try those.
                                                                        
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  • cul-de-sac-ercul-de-sac-er Posts: 176
    Eddie, Also did you slice these in half after pounding out?
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