Vermont Castings

Pleasant Surprise Chicken

Mozzarella stuffed chicken breast with a slight kick of heat.

Prep Time
30 to 45 minutes
Easy to do
Cook Time
0 to 15 minutes



    1. In a small sauce pan, heat olive oil and pepper flakes to near boil. Remove from heat and let stand for 30 minutes.
    2. Heat grill to Med/High. Slice mozzarella sticks in half (length wise). With long, thin blade knife, make incision through length of chicken breasts. Separate pepper oil into two containers (one for brushing meat, one for drizzling cooked meat).
    3. Insert half of a mozzarella stick into each chicken breast. Brush with pepper oil and salt and pepper to taste.
    4. Cook Chicken on grill over Med/High heat until cooked through, occasionally brushing with pepper oil. Remove from grill.
    5. Place breast on plate, and drizzle with remaining oil.


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