RECIPES

Smothered Fontina-Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

Wisconsin Cheese Smothered Fontina-Chicken and Brussels Sprouts  Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes
Servings
2

Ingredients

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Fontina can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

  1. Flatten chicken to 1/2-inch thickness.
  2. Warm 2 tablespoons olive oil in a 12-inch cast-iron or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add Brussels sprouts cut sides down; cook for 3-5 minutes or until browned. Cook and stir for 5-7 minutes longer or until tender. Transfer to a bowl. Keep warm.
  3. Warm remaining olive oil in the same pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted in meat reads 165°F. Transfer chicken to a plate. Keep warm.
  4. Bring the balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, soy sauce and garlic to a boil in the same pan, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half.
  5. Reduce heat to low. Return chicken and Brussels sprouts to the pan; coat with sauce. Top chicken with fontina. Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Cheesemonger Tip

Select for cheesemonger info

Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Fontina is a mild cheese with slightly tart and nutty flavors. It melts great when warmed and is also a delicious choice for snacking.

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