Chicken Skewers with Tomato and Mascarpone Cheese Fondue

Chicken Skewers with Tomato and Mascarpone Cheese Fondue

Chicken Skewers with Tomato and Mascarpone Cheese Fondue

Servings:
6 to 8 Servings
Quantity
Ingredients
1 pound
Chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
1/4 cup
Olive oil, divided
1 teaspoon
Fresh Rosemary, finely chopped, divided
1 teaspoon
Fresh Thyme, finely chopped, divided
1 teaspoon
Fresh Sage, finely chopped, divided
To taste
Lemon pepper
1/2 each
Brown onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup
Shallots, finely chopped
2 each
Garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/4 cup
White wine
2, 28 ounce cans
Carmelina 'e... San Marzano® Italian Whole Peeled Tomatoes in Puree
To taste
Kosher salt
To taste
Black pepper
8 ounces
Mascarpone cheese
1 cup
Heavy cream
1/4 cup
Parmesan cheese, grated
Garnish
Basil, chiffonade
As needed
Bamboo skewers, presoaked

Cut the chicken into 2-inch bite size pieces.  In a medium bowl, marinate chicken pieces with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon each of rosemary, thyme and sage. Add lemon pepper to taste.   Mix thoroughly and refrigerate in marinade for 30 minutes. In a medium saucepan, heat the remaining oil over medium heat. Add onions, shallots, garlic and remaining herbs. Sauté the ingredients until soft and translucent; about 5 to 7 minutes. Deglaze with wine and let reduce for a minute. Add Carmelina ‘e…San Marzano® Italian Whole Peeled Tomatoes in Puree and stir to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Bring sauce to a boil, and lower to a gentle simmer. Reduce the sauce, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and blend with an electric hand blender until smooth. Return sauce to stove over low heat. Stir in Mascarpone cheese, mixing thoroughly.  Once cheese has dissolved into the sauce, whisk in heavy cream.  Continue to reduce fondue over gentle heat for about 15 minutes, stirring constantly.  Remove fondue from heat, and garnish with Parmesan cheese and basil. Place fondue over warmer to maintain heat. Skewer chicken and grill over medium heat until fully cooked.   To serve, arrange grilled chicken skewers on a serving platter.  Dip grilled chicken skewers into warm Tomato Mascarpone Fondue and enjoy! Mangia bene!

* Recipe created by Chef Giacomo Pagano on Behalf of Mangia, Inc.