Chicken Rolls Amandine
4 Slices Bacon
1/3 c Chopped Fresh Mushrooms
1/4 tb Snipped Chives
1/4 c Chopped Almonds Toasted
1/4 ts Dried Thyme, Crushed
1 Whole Chicken Breast *
Plain Yogurt Or Sour Cream
Sliced Almonds Toasted
For filling, place bacon slices in a 10x6x2-inch baking dish: cover
loosely with waxed paper.
Cook on 100% power (HIGH) about 4 minutes or till crisp.
Drain off fat, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in the baking dish.
Add mushrooms and 1 tablespoon chives to reserved drippings in dish.
Cook, covered on high for 45 to 60 seconds or until tender.
Stir in bacon, 1/4 cup almonds and thyme.
Skin, bone and cut chicken breast lengthwise in half.
Place one chicken piece, boned side up between two pieces of clear
Working from center to edges pound lightly with meat mallet to form
a rectangle about 1/8 in thick.
Remove plastic wrap.
Repeat with remaining chicken.
Sprinkle 1 side of each chicken breast half with salt and pepper.
Place about 2 tablespoons of filling on the seasoned side of
each chicken piece.
Roll up jelly-roll style.
Place chicken rolls in a 9-in microwave safe pie plate.
Cook, uncovered, on high for 3 to 5 minutes or till chicken is done,
giving the pie plate a half turn and rearranging once during
If desired, serve chicken on yogurt or sour cream; sprinkle with
almonds and chives.