Crab Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Category : Seafood

Author : Sinjay

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Date : 13/01/2002


Serves/Makes:6 Servings

3 large whole chicken breasts, halved, boned, and skinned
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup (125 ml) onion, chopped
1/2 cup (125 ml) celery, chopped
3 tbsp (45 ml) butter
5 tbsp (70 ml) white wine
1 cup (225 ml) flaked crab meat
1/2 cup (125 ml) cubed herb-seasoned stuffing
2 tbsp (30 ml) flour
1/2 tsp (2 ml) paprika
6 tbsp (90 ml) butter, melted
1 cup (225 ml) of Hollandaise Sauce


Preheat oven to 375 degrees (200 C.).
Pound chicken breasts to flatten; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Saute onion and celery in 3 tbsp (45 ml) of butter until tender.
Remove from heat and add 3 tbsp (45 ml) of wine, crabmeat, and stuffng.
Toss to blend.
Divide mixture among chicken breasts (about 2 tbsp (30 ml) or so), roll up and secure with toothpicks or string.
Combine flour and paprika and coat chicken.
Place chicken in a baking dish, drizzle with melted butter and bake uncovered for 45 minutes.
Transfer to platter and keep warm.
Add remaining wine to Hollandaise Sauce and spoon over chicken.
Serving Suggestion: Use a platter with a foundation of colorful steamed rice with red and green pepper pieces to lay the chicken on.

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