Simple, nutritious, elegant... this dish is wonderful for either an everyday type dish or a formal dinner.
Any mild flavored, white cheese may be used in place of the swiss
Chicken Asparagus Roll Ups
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
12 asparagus spears
4 slices of swiss cheese
salt and pepper
flour for dredging
2 Tbls cooking oil
Preheat oven to 350F.
Trim asparagus, breaking off tough woody ends, wash set aside.
Cut each chicken breast in 1/2. Place each 1/2 between plastic and pound out to 1/4 inch thickness (ziplock bag works well for this)
To assemble: Salt and pepper each pieces of chicken. Place 1 slice of swiss cheese on prepared piece of chicken, add 3 spears of asparagus; roll up, secure with toothpicks. repeat for other pieces.
Heat 2 Tbls. cooking oil in large skillet. Lightly dredge chicken portion of each roll-up with flour. Lightly brown on all sides in skillet; remove to baking dish, bake 25 minutes. Serve on bed of rice