This dish is jam packed with flavor and makes for a great presentation. Prepare this next time you have guests over and you will be amazed at the compliments! Even better…impress your date my preparing this dish for a nice romantic candle-lit dinner. Don’t forget the wine !

Chicken Portobello

Ingredients:

2 Chicken Cutlets (5oz)
2 Medium Portobello Mushrooms
½ Red Fire Roasted Pepper
3 slices Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
Teaspoon Pesto Sauce
½ Teaspoon Balsamic Vinegar
½ Cup Rice Pilaf
1 Cup Vegetable Medley

Instructions:

Rub Chicken Breast With Pesto
Grill Chicken With Portobello and Red Pepper
Layer Chicken Portobello and Red Pepper, Top With Fresh Mozzarella
Melt Cheese and Place At 6 O’clock on Plate
Place Rice at 3 O’clock and Vegetable at Nine O’clock
Place Balsamic On Bottom of Plate
Make Sure Chicken Portobello Has Rested Before Plating or water from Mushroom Will Leak On Plate.
Top With Basil Chiffonade

What is a Basil Chiffonade?

Chiffonade is a French cooking technique in which herbs or leafy green vegetables (such as spinach and basil) are cut into long, thin strips. This is generally accomplished by stacking leaves, rolling them tightly, then cutting across the rolled leaves with a sharp knife, producing fine ribbons.

Check out this video that demonstrates this technique:

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