Chicken Siciliana

Chicken Siciliana

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9
10 min.
prep
45 min.
total
4 Servings

Chicken Siciliana features tender chicken breasts stuffed with pesto and capers. This sensational entrée offers a variety of flavor and makes an attractive entertaining presentation.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese (5 oz.), divided
  • 1/4 cup BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
    Or BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Pesto with Basil (11 oz.)
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 4 (about 1 1/4 pounds total) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 container BUITONI Refrigerated Marinara Sauce (15 oz.)
  • 1 package BUITONI Refrigerated Fettuccine (9 oz.)
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PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Line 13 x 9-inch baking pan with foil.



COMBINE 1/4 cup cheese, pesto and capers in small bowl.



CUT each chicken breast horizontally three-fourths of the way through the meat creating a pocket for stuffing, being careful to not cut all the way through. Place 2 tablespoons pesto mixture into each breast pocket. Secure with wooden picks. Place chicken in prepared baking pan. Drizzle lemon juice over chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour sauce over chicken; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.



BAKE for 30 to 35 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink in center or reaches an internal temperature of 165° F. Remove from oven.



PREPARE pasta according to package directions.



REMOVE wooden picks from chicken; cut into slices and serve over prepared pasta.




Tip: May assemble stuffed chicken ahead of time and store in the refrigerator. Before baking, drizzle with lemon juice and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with sauce and cheese.

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Very Tasty!!!

SOOO Good! It has so much flavor. My husband was so impressed. He asked me where I bought it from. I told him I made it and he said WOW!

- Amanda from Hattiesburg, MS

So easy and impressive!

Wow! So much flavor and so easy to put together. I'm not much of a cook, but you'd never know it by the taste of this dish.

- Davina from Seattle, WA

Date Meal

This dish tastes great, and it's easy to prepare too. It's a nice dish to impress a date with!!!

- Amber from Indianapolis, IN

Excellent!!!!

Excellent and Easy!!! I make it once a week now!

- kira from NJ

Excellent!

My family ate every bit and demanded I make this a permanent recipe.

- Julie from Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 500
  • Calories from Fat: 140
  • Total Fat: 15g (23% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g (19% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 130mg (43% of DV)
  • Sodium: 1280mg (53% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 44g (15% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g (17% of DV)
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 46g
  • Vitamin A: 8% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 20% of DV
  • Calcium: 20% of DV
  • Iron: 15% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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