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Strawberry Parmesan Chicken


For the Chicken

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 ounces Parmesan cheese
  • 4 large fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Salt & pepper

For the Sauce

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries halve or quarter if large berries
  • 1/4 cup White Wine
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Cut a horizontal pocket in each chicken breast half by cutting from one side almost, but not through, to the other side. Cut Parmesan cheese 4 1/2-ounce pieces. Wrap a basil leaf around each piece of cheese; stuff into chicken breast pocket. Secure pockets closed with wooden toothpicks or skewers. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • In skillet cook garlic in oil over medium heat for 30 seconds. Add chicken and cook 5 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.
  • Transfer to oven safe dish. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F).
  • While chicken in baking. Deglaze the frying pan with white wine. Add strawberries and TASTE OF THE OKANAGAN CRANBERRY STRAWBERRY VINAIGRETTE.
  • Cook on medium heat for 5-7 minutes until strawberries have softened.
  • Add half the basil and cook 1 minute longer.
  • When chicken is done pour strawberry sauce over chicken and sprinkle with remaining basil and grated parmesan.