Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Chicken a la Paulius

Ok, I'm about to write a post I promised myself I'd never do.

A recipe.

In my own defence, not only do I think this is worth sharing, but if I put it up here, Sunny can't say she doesn't know how to make it, so I won't have to cook it all the time.

Bear in mind, the weightwatchers out there, that this is hardly 'low fat'.

You have been warned.

Chicken A La Paulius:

You will need.

One chicken breast per person.
Mozzerella cheese
Bacon (Streaky bacon for the Brits in the audience)
Garlic powder
Whatever herbs you like (Mixed italian seasoning works best)
Butter or Margerine

To prepare:

Take your chicken breasts (fully thawed), and place on a sheet of plastic wrap, fold the plastic wrap over the top.

Hammer the chicken breasts flat (to about a 1" thickness), and remove from the plastic wrap.

Put a few slices slices of mozerella on top of the chicken breasts, sprinkle with garlic powder and herbs.

Roll the chicken breasts into a cylinder, with the cheese inside, like wrapping a pancake around a sausage link.

Wrap a single slice of bacon around each chicken breast to hold everything in place.

Put in a pre-heated oven at 400 degrees.

Put your margerine into a microwaveable cup, and add garlic powder and your herbs. Microwave for about 40 seconds until the butter is melted.

Use the margerine/garlic mixture to baste your chicken every 5-10 minutes.

The chicken will take roughly 20 - 30 minutes to bake. Check it often, and be sure to cut into one to make sure it is cooked through before serving.

Oh, and one last thing, put another slice of mozerella on top of your chicken breasts about 5 minutes before removing them from the oven.

Serve immediately (They aren't good cold), with whatever you like.

Shouting 'BAM!', 'Let's kick it up a notch' or 'Pukka!', is entirely optional, but not recommended.


Miz S said...

Don't let him fool y'all- it IS good cold too.

Also i don't understand the directions, therefore i will be unable to make this dish in the future.

MC Etcher said...

Sounds very tasty! I get a similar dish at a local restaurant, and they charge me $15 for it.

I really need to start putting together a book of recipes so we don't have to eat out so often.

Kato said...

Mmmm... moza-baco-chicken.

rayray said...

Another good recipe for the single guy!
I'll be shouting "let's get it on!",
just to be different.

Paulius said...

Ok, let me put it another way, it's no where near as good cold. The mozza solidifies, and instead of the garlic butter basting sauce being creamy garlic goodness, it comes across more as greasy garlic ick-ness.

Oh, also good with other types of cheese to.