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Entrée – Poultry
Pesto Chicken Spirals

This recipe was inspired by
Terri Mesiano, of Alexandria, VA (USA).

Yield: eight portions


Step 1 - Chicken
8 each chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, about 8 oz. each

Step 2 - Crumb Mixture
2 c. fresh parsley, chopped
4 Tbsp. Grey Poupon mustard
2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tsp. garlic, chopped fine
2 tsp. basil leaves, dried
1 each egg, large
1/2 c. bread crumbs, plain

Step 3 - Broiling
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine

Step 3 - Skewers
1 each egg, large
2 Tbsp. Grey Poupon mustard
1 c. bread crumbs, plain

Step 1 - Chicken procedure:
Pound the chicken breasts until they are 1/4-inch thick.

Step 2 - Crumb Mixture procedure:
Blend the parsley, mustard, Parmesan cheese, garlic, basil, egg and breadcrumbs.

Spread the crumb mixture evenly over the chicken. Roll up each breast from the short end.

Step 3 - Broiling procedure:
Broil 6 inches from the heat under the broiler for about 10 to 15 minutes, turning after 8 minutes and brushing with the butter.

Serve with rice.

Step 3 - Skewers procedure:
Combine the egg and mustard. Dip the chicken into the egg mixture and then into the breadcrumbs. Cut each roll crosswise into 4 pieces. Thread the chicken pieces onto 8 skewers.