Grilled Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Goat cheese, basil and green onions stuffed into chicken breasts and then cooked on the grill.
- 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese
- 2 green onions sliced thin
- 2 - 3 tablespoons fresh basil chopped fine
- Kosher salt
- Ground black pepper
Create a "pocket" in the chicken breasts by slicing them length-wise, but not all of the way through. We don't want to butterfly the chicken, just create a large pocket to hold our gooey goat deliciousness.
Mix the goat cheese, green onions and basil together in a bowl and divide into 3 equal portions.
Stuff the pocket on each chicken breast with a portion of the stuffing. Roll up your sleeves and use your hands to work the stuffing into the pockets and then press the ends together on the chicken to seal the pocket.
Rub the outsides of the chicken breasts with Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper.
Light the grill on high.
Place the stuffed chicken breasts on the grill and grill direct for about 5 minutes per side or until the chicken is cooked all the way through.
Serve and try to resist the urge to lick the excess stuffing off of your plate...