Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

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By : dLife Editors

Chicken breasts stuffed with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil

Summary

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Cook time: 10 Minutes
Prep time: 15 Minutes
Idle time:
Level Easy
Servings: People
Unit:
5.5g
Carbs
2g
Sat. fat
1g
Fibers
388mg
Sodium
28g
Protein
212.5kcal
Calories
5.5g
Carbs
2g
Sat. fat
1g
Fibers
388mg
Sodium
28g
Protein
212.5kcal
Calories

Ingredients

  • 1 oz shredded whole milk mozzarella cheese
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • cup ½fresh plum tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp salt divided
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tbsp whole-wheat flour
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Chop basil and tomato.
  3. In small bowl, mix cheese, basil, tomatoes, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  4. Slice chicken breasts horizontally, making large pocket.
  5. Portion tomato mixture among chicken breasts, and stuff. Secure closed with toothpick.
  6. In shallow plate, gently mix flour, paprika, pepper, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Dredge each chicken breast, coating well.
  7. In large oven-proof skillet, heat oil over medium. Cook chicken 4-5 minutes per side.
  8. Move to oven and cook, uncovered, 10-12 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165°F.

Additional information

Nutrition Facts
Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212.5
% Daily Value*
Sodium 388mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 5.5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 28g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition Facts
Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 212.5
% Daily Value*
Sodium 388mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 5.5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 28g 56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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