Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 2008, America's Test Kitchen TV

French chefs use a forcemeat stuffing to transform ordinary chicken breasts into a four-star affair. We wanted the same effect without the fuss.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME1¾ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a chicken breast ballotine recipe without the fuss, we started with a boneless chicken breast, eliminating the need to bone a whole chicken. Trimming away and pureeing some of the meat with mushrooms and leeks gave us the firm, savory f...

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