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Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast With Cream Cheese

Ajoke
Spinach stuffed chicken recipe is about to become your family’s favourite chicken dinner. The chicken breast is stuffed with cream cheese, spinach and simple everyday spices.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Chicken, Main Course
Cuisine American, British
Servings 4
Calories 401 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 chicken breast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tbsp onion powder
  • ½ tbsp garlic granules
  • ½ tbsp paprika
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp butter
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Spinach filling

  • 100 g cream cheese softened and at room temperature
  • 2 cups spinach chopped
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven at 200C/385F
  • In a small bowl mix together onion powder, garlic granules, paprika, red pepper flakes (chilli flakes), coriander leaves and set aside
    spices in a small bowl.
  • Using a sharp knife, make a pocket in each of the chicken making sure you do not cut through to the other end.
    a hand holding chicken breast.
  • Season the chicken on both sides with salt and black pepper and brush with some oil including the pocket
  • Season the chicken with the dry rub including the pocket then move on to making the filling
  • To a small bowl, add cream cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, chopped spinach and mix to combine.
    stuffing in a bowl.
  • Fill the chicken breast pocket with the spinach cream cheese filling and secure the gap with some toothpicks
  • Melt the butter in the microwave and rub in the baking dish.
  • Place the stuffed chicken in the baking dish and bake in the oven uncovered for 30 minutes or until well done and the internal temperature of the chicken reads 165F/73C. you can broil/grill the chicken in the last 5 minutes for crispy topping.
    four stuffed chicken breasts in a baking dish.
  • Take the chicken out of the oven and serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 401kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 51gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 175mgSodium: 956mgPotassium: 1005mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 2408IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 54mgIron: 2mg

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