Caprese Stuffed Chicken

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Caprese Stuffed Chicken

Caprese is a fancy name for the combination of mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and basil. We’ve had it several times as a salad. Now try it stuffed in a chicken breast!

Caprese Stuffed Chicken

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes at 350 degrees (177c)
Grill: Pacific Living Outdoor Oven
Pellets: Lumberjack “Paris-Bordeaux Rosemary”

Ingredients: Caprese Stuffed Chicken

  • 2 half chicken breasts, a little over 1lb. each
  • 2 teaspoons Swimmin’ in Smoke’s Chick Bait or Salt Free Chik Bait

Stuffing

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons dried basil leaves
  • ½ cup sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons green onions, chopped

Topping

  • 1 5oz. can Italian seasoned diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Fresh basil for garnish

Caprese Stuffed Chicken

Directions: Caprese Stuffed Chicken

Preheat the oven or smoker to 350

Cut deep pocket in each chicken breast, not cutting through
Season generously with Swimmin’ in Smoke Chik Bait or Salt Free Chik Bait.
Spoon ½ stuffing into each chicken breast
Place chicken in a greased cast iron skillet
Pour diced tomatoes over chicken.
Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top.

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Thank you to our friends,

Ken & Patti

http://datenightdoins.com

For this recipe.

Award Winner!! Chik Bait

NBBQA “Award of Excellence” Winner 2015

NBBQA Recognizes Locally Made Hot Chik Bait as “Award of Excellence” Winner

Swimmin’ in Smoke takes home high honors at NBBQA national conference

NAPERVILLE, Ill.  – March 9, 2015 — The National Barbecue Association (NBBQA) announced today that local product Hot Radical Rib was among the top winners in this year’s Awards of Excellence competition, earning 4th place in the Barbecue Dry Rub & Seasoning – Southwest category. The award was announced at the organization’s annual conference held March 4-7 in Nashville, Tenn.

The annual competition recognizes the very best barbecue products in a number of industry categories, and the winners were selected from among 450 total submissions.

“BBQ enthusiasts from all over the country come here to measure their products against their peers,” said Roy Slicker, association president. “It’s a competitive field with top-notch products, and a NBBQA Award of Excellence medal is quickly becoming one of the most coveted awards in the food service industry.”

 

NBBQA “Award of Excellence” Winner

NBBQA “Award of Excellence” Winner

ABOUT THE NATIONAL BARBECUE ASSOCIATION (NBBQA)

Founded in 1991, the National Barbecue Association (NBBQA) is the only trade association dedicated to the business of barbecue. The NBBQA’S goals are to promote the recognition and image of the industry, facilitate effective networking and alliances of industry resources, provide informational and educational resources that foster new business opportunities for its members. For more information, visit www.nbbqa.org

Award Winner!! Radical Rib

NBBQA “Award of Excellence” Winner 2015

NBBQA Recognizes Locally Made Hot Radical Rib as “Award of Excellence” Winner

Swimmin’ in Smoke takes home high honors at NBBQA national conference

NAPERVILLE, Ill.  – March 9, 2015 — The National Barbecue Association (NBBQA) announced today that local product Hot Radical Rib was among the top winners in this year’s Awards of Excellence competition, earning 1st place in the Barbecue Dry Rub & Seasoning – Caribbean/Jerk & Mediterranean/Herb category. The award was announced at the organization’s annual conference held March 4-7 in Nashville, Tenn.

The annual competition recognizes the very best barbecue products in a number of industry categories, and the winners were selected from among 450 total submissions.

“BBQ enthusiasts from all over the country come here to measure their products against their peers,” said Roy Slicker, association president. “It’s a competitive field with top-notch products, and a NBBQA Award of Excellence medal is quickly becoming one of the most coveted awards in the food service industry.”

 

NBBQA “Award of Excellence” Winner

NBBQA “Award of Excellence” Winner

ABOUT THE NATIONAL BARBECUE ASSOCIATION (NBBQA)

Founded in 1991, the National Barbecue Association (NBBQA) is the only trade association dedicated to the business of barbecue. The NBBQA’S goals are to promote the recognition and image of the industry, facilitate effective networking and alliances of industry resources, provide informational and educational resources that foster new business opportunities for its members. For more information, visit www.nbbqa.org