Main Dishes

Rolled Chicken Washington

1/2 cup chopped fresh mushrooms or 1 (3 ounce) can of mushrooms
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons flour
1/2 cup light cream or half and half
Dash of pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 chicken breasts, boned and halved
1 egg, slightly beaten
Bread crumbs

Saute mushrooms in butter for 5 minutes. Blend in flour, then light cream, pepper, and salt. Cook and stir until thickened. Remove from heat. Add cheddar cheese gradually. Turn mixture into a 9-inch pan and chill thoroughly. Shape cheese mixture into 4 sticks.

Roll chicken breasts around these cheese sticks and secure with toothpicks. Dip chicken breasts into flour then egg and coat with bread crumbs. Bake in a pre-heated 325 degree oven for 1 hour. Remove toothpicks before serving. Makes 4 servings.