Source: America's Favorite Food Associations

Avocado Basil Chicken Breasts
This is a super recipe for a small dinner party. Serve it with lemon broccoli and asparagus.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


6 chicken, breast,skinned and boned halves
1 avocado, peeled and cubed
2 (4 ounce) logs goat cheese
3/4 teaspoons salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
1 cup bread crumbs, fine, dry
1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter, melted

Place chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin.

Combine avocado, goat cheese, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; mash until smooth.

Spread mixture evenly over 1 side chicken.

Roll-up and secure with wooden picks.

Combine bread crumbs, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a shallow dish.

Roll chicken in melted butter; dredge in bread crumbs mixture.

Place in shallow pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until done.

Remove wooden picks, and serve with avocado sauce. (See our recipe for avocado sauce in America's Favorite Food Association section)