One of the most delicious dishes of German cuisine. Main course is served.
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts butterflied
1/4 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp granulated garlic
1/4 tsp each sea salt and freshly ground whole black peppercorns
4 1 ounce slices German Limburger cheese rind removed
8 slices German Black Forest ham
1-1/2 cups flour
4 eggs beaten
1-1/2 cups bread crumbs
fresh flat-leaf parsley optional
1-) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
2-) Season each butterflied chicken breast with paprika, garlic, salt, and pepper on all sides. Lie each piece flat on a cutting board; place 2 slices of ham and 1 slice of cheese inside each. Fold over to seal the chicken breast. Insert a wooden toothpick at each end to seal.
3-) Dredge chicken breasts in flour, egg, and then bread crumbs. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Dot with vegetable oil and bake until chicken reaches 180 degrees F, about 10 minutes. Garnish with chopped parsley, if desired.
4-) Prep time: 20 minutes and Cook time: 10 minutes