Simply Filling and Core Recipes - Recipe of the Day: Twice Baked Chicken

04-06-2005, 05:15 PM
I'm making this tonight. It sounds easy and yummy. I'll let you know how it turns out...

Twice Baked Chicken

Recipe By : adapted from Menu Mailer
Serving Size : 6

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 small onion -- chopped
1 clove garlic -- pressed
1 whole egg -- beaten
1 cup fat-free ricotta cheese
paprika -- to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Put chicken breasts in a 9X13 greased casserole dish. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for about 10-15 min. This is the first baking of the chicken.

While chicken is baking, in a skillet heat the olive oil over medium high heat and saute onion and garlic till translucent; set aside.

Mix together egg and ricotta cheese till smooth. Add onion and garlic to the ricotta cheese mixture.

After chicken has been in the oven for the first baking time of 10-15 min, remove from oven, uncover and top with cheese/onion mixture. Sprinkle with paprika. Return to oven and bake for another 15 min, or till chicken is done.