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Cheese Souffle Crusted Chicken - Recipe

With a light and flavorful soufflé crowning the tasty chicken and tomato combination, this elegant recipe idea is perfect for a special dinner party.
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Cheese Souffle Crusted Chicken Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 375° F.
  • Heat olive oil and butter in skillet.
  • Add chicken.
  • Sprinkle with cumin and cayenne pepper.
  • Sauté until lightly browned but not fully cooked, 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add diced tomatoes and black beans.
  • Heat thru 1-2 minutes.
  • Put bean mixture in the bottom of a baking dish.
  • Top with chicken.
  • In a small saucepan, heat milk or cream with garlic until almost boiling.
  • Remove from heat and stir in cheese until smooth.
  • Whip egg whites until soft peaks form.
  • Fold cheese mixture into the egg whites.
  • Spoon over chicken.
  • Sprinkle with paprika.
  • Bake until golden brown and puffed. (20-25 minutes)
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Container: 1 1/2 quart baking dish, large skillet
Servings: 6
-1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
-3/4 teaspoon cumin
-1/4 teaspoon cayenne, or to taste
-1 tablespoon butter
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-1 can (15 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained or 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
-1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed, drained
-1/3 cup milk
-1 clove garlic, minced
-1/3 cup chipotle muenster cheese, shredded - or plain muenster
-1/3 cup shredded swiss cheese
-2 egg whites
- paprika