Ready in 45 minutes
This recipe is based on one by Rachel Ray. I lightened it up significantly, it came out incredibly well.
"omg. i absolutely loved this thing. although there are no clear instructions how to make the sauce NOR couscous (and you can't assume a beginner like me knew) i didnt fail and my fam loved it. lots of compliments. very easy to make and extremely delicious. "- c3andrea
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Halve the chicken breasts horizontally separating each into 2 cutlets.
Place each halved cutlet in an individual freezer plastic storage bag (with slider tab). Add a tablespoon of water to each bag and pound into1/8-inch thick cutlets.
Arrange the 4 cutlets on work surface. Season cutlets with salt and pepper on the side facing up. Cover each piece of chicken with 1 slice cheese and 1 oz ham. Starting on 1 side of the breast, place a small bundle of 3 asparagus spears. Wrap and roll the chicken around the asparagus. Wash hands.
Heat about 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil in a skillet (I used my new cast-iron pan, but you can use non-stick) over medium heat. When hot, using tongs, add the chicken roll-ups to skillet with seam side down. Season the roll-ups with salt and pepper. Cover the pan loosely with tin foil or lid and cook 4 to 5 minutes, turn roll-ups over and cook and other 4 to 5 minutes.
Combine Sauce ingredients in a bowl
Serve over couscous with the sauce drizzled over both
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jpfleg55 7 months agoLight, easy, and delicious. I substituted steamed broccoli and cauliflower for couscous as the side and made a little extra sauce to drizzle over everything. Thanks for the recipe - added to favorites to try again soon,
Woodcent 10 months agoGreat recipe, my family loved it! I will definitely make it again!
Jbluedog274 11 month agoI wasn't crazy about the sound of the sauce so instead I did a cream sauce as a base and then nestled the chicken roll ups in the sauce to cook. It's outstanding. I've made this recipe 6 or 7 times and it's been great every time
c3andrea 1 year agoomg. i absolutely loved this thing. although there are no clear instructions how to make the sauce NOR couscous (and you can't assume a beginner like me knew) i didnt fail and my fam loved it. lots of compliments. very easy to make and extremely delicious.
melegan 1 year agoUsed plain Greek yoghurt and Pecorina Romano cheese. The meal was so light and flavorful, will definitely cook again soon.
Nic0le85 1 year agoWell I was rushed for time so I didn't get to do the sauce but the chicken roll up itself was great, I loved it!
bengies69 2 years agoNot really into sweet sauces but was pretty good and very easy to make, thanks.
lmfinch72 3 years agoThis was so easy and so good. I used plain Greek yogurt. It turned out so well. I froze two servings with brown rice to use as a later quick meal, they re-heated well and were just as good. Love it.
FighttheFatFoodie 4 years ago[I posted this recipe.]