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MAIN DISH RECIPE: Swiss Mushroom Chicken


4-boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1-egg
1-cup butter flavoured crackers, crushed
3/4-tsp salt
1/2-lb fresh mushrooms, sliced
2-tbsp butter, or margarine, divided
4-slices ham or salami
4-slices Swiss cheese


Flatten chicken to 1/4" thick
In a shallow bowl, lightly beat the egg
Combine crushed crackers and salt in another shallow bowl
Dip the chicken in egg, then in crumbs; set aside
In a large ovenproof skillet, sauté mushrooms in 1-tbsp butter until tender
Remove and set aside 
In the same skillet, melt remaining butter
Add chicken
Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until juices run clear
Top each chicken breast half with a ham slice, mushrooms, and then cheese slice
Broil 4-inches from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is melted

Serves 4

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