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Chicken With Goat Cheese and Basil Recipe

Chicken Breast With Goat Cheese and Basil

Choose whichever goat cheese you prefer. I used herbed goat cheese here.

Chicken Breast With Goat Cheese and Basil

Chicken Breast With Goat Cheese and Basil

Chicken With Goat Cheese and Basil Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 2 bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts
  2. 7 ounces goat cheese
  3. 4 large basil leaves
  4. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  5. 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt
  6. 3/4 teaspoon of black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° F.
  2. Wash each chicken breast and pat dry with a paper towel. Place in a pyrex or ceramic baking dish.
  3. With your fingers, loosen the skin from the meat on each breast, leaving one side attached.
  4. Slice the goat cheese into rounds and place half of it under the skin on each breast. Place two basil leaves under the skin of each breast.
  5. Drizzle a tablespoon of olive oil over each breast and evenly sprinkle breasts with salt and pepper.
  6. Bake chicken breasts for 40 to 45 minutes, until cooked through.
  7. Serve hot or at room temperature.

Serves 2-4.

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