Ingredients

How to make it

  • Combine boiling water and tomatoes in a bowl; cover and let stand 30 minutes or until soft. Drain and finely chop.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1/3 cup shallots, sugar, and garlic; cook 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Spoon into a bowl; stir in 1-1/2 tsp vinegar.
  • Combine chopped tomatoes, shallot mixture, cheese, basil, and 1/4 tsp salt, stirring well.
  • Cut a horizontal slit through thickest portion of each chicken breast half to form a pocket.
  • Stuff about 2 Tbsp cheese mixture into each pocket. Sprinkle chicken evenly with 1/2 tsp salt and black pepper.
  • Heat 1tsp oil in pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done.
  • Remove chicken from pan; cover and keep warm.
  • Add broth, remaining shallots, 2 Tbsp vinegar, and thyme; bring to a boil.
  • Combine cornstarch and water, stirring with a whisk. Add cornstarch mixture to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until sauce is slightly thick, stirring constantly.
  • Serve sauce over chicken.

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  • corrinnej 5 years ago
    This sounds really good! I'm not a big fan of the sun-dried tomatos but I might give a whirl! I feel they can steal the show sometimes ;)
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    mamalou ate it and said...
    Looks and sounds delicious!
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  • alliberries 6 years ago
    YUMMY
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  • alliberries 6 years ago
    YUMMY
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  • debra47 6 years ago
    Wow what a recipe!
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    " It was excellent "
    lor ate it and said...
    I thought I came across the recipe for tonight and then voila, yours came up. This looks triple good!
    Cheers!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    zena824 ate it and said...
    My kind of chicken recipe... I agree... this really is over the top...Thanks..
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    " It was excellent "
    lunasea ate it and said...
    This recipe totally rocks. I subscribe to Cooking Light and tried this out a couple of years or so ago and have been making it ever since. Great post, Dave...thanks so much! ;)
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  • annieamie 6 years ago
    This recipe sounds very good. I haven't used sun-dried tomatoes before so this recipe will be fun to work on. Thank you for posting your recipe!
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