Red Lobster's aztec chicken

  1. Does anyone have the recipe for this? Or maybe know someone who cooks at there and knows how they prepare it. The first person to find me the recipe gets dinner on me.

    Just kidding. (Unless you live in TN. Maybe you could come over for dinner).
    Last edit by suzanne4 on Dec 6, '05
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  3. by   VeryPlainJane
    aztec chicken

    1 1/2 cups frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
    1 cup shredded mixed cheeses
    4 tablespoons green chiles, chopped
    4 tablespoons cream cheese
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    3 tablespoons butter, melted
    salt and pepper, to taste

    chipotle lime sauce:
    1 teaspoon shallot, chopped
    1 teaspoon chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
    1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
    1/4 teaspoon garlic, chopped
    1 cup heavy cream
    1/2 teaspoon chicken base or bouillon granules
    1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
    1 teaspoon cold water

    preheat oven to 350 degrees f. lightly pound chicken breasts to flatten, and set aside.

    in a medium bowl, combine spinach, shredded cheese, green chiles, cream cheese and the 1/2 teaspoon salt. place mixture in the center of each chicken breast and carefully roll up. place seam side down on a lightly greased sheet pan. brush with melted butter and season with salt and pepper.

    bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until chicken is cooked thoroughly. let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

    serve with chipotle lime sauce.

    chipotle lime sauce:
    process shallot, chipotle pepper, lime juice, and garlic in a food processor until smooth.

    place in a small saucepan and add cream and chicken base. bring to a boil, stirring frequently.

    in a small dish, combine cornstarch and water. add to cream mixture and simmer 1 minutes. makes about 1 cup

    makes 4 servings
  4. by   Lisa CCU RN
    LOL. Thanks. So, I guess I owe you dinner then huh? Will a gift certificate do? I hope mine tastes as good as theirs.
  5. by   VeryPlainJane
    lol Just email me a pic lmao
  6. by   suzanne4
    Thanks for the recipe, I will have to try it.
  7. by   babynurselsa
    That does sound yummy. I think I will also have to try it.
  8. by   SmilingBluEyes
    I would LOOOOVE it. My kids would hate it sadly...sigh.
  9. by   Jessy_RN
    My mouth is watering already. Thanks jane :roll