Apr 08

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach

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The temps are still kind of cool here in Delaware but at least the sun is out longer making you want to linger outdoors longer.  So in keeping with the theme of spending less time in the kitchen this Spring, I made another quick chick, easy breezy, in-and- out of the kitchen in a jiffy recipe using only 3 ingredients!

stuffed chicken breasts

 

Ingredients:

2 – Chicken Breasts flattened with a mallet

1 – 16 oz package of frozen spinach

1 – cup shredded Parmesan and Romano Cheese  

Seasoning of choice – I used Sylvia’s Secret Seasoning

 

Sylvia's Secret Seasoning

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking dish with Parchment paper or coat with a Cooking Spray.

Tear off two pieces of wax paper and place them onto a cutting board then put one of the chicken breasts on top.  Cover with 2 more pieces of wax paper and use the flat end of a mallet to beat the chicken breast until flatten but not too thin – this is good for relieving some stress as well! 

Be careful to ensure the chicken is always covered with the wax paper, reposition it when it starts to tear.

cover chicken with wax paper

Allow the spinach to thaw before mixing it with the Parmesan and Romano cheese.  After you have flattened the second breast, add a few spoonful’s of the spinach and cheese mixture, fold the breasts in half, sprinkle with seasoning and secure with toothpicks.

stuff chicken with spinach and cheese

Place the chicken breasts in the preheated oven for approximately 35 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink and has an internal temp of 165.

Parchment Paper

I put the remaining spinach and cheese mixture in a sauce pan and added a few teaspoons of Apple Cider Vinegar, Olive Oil and minced garlic and cooked on low for 10 minutes. 

frozen spinach

Remove chicken breasts from the oven, allow them to sit for 5 minutes then serve with rice or couscous and enjoy!

quick chicken receipe

See wasn’t that a quick chick, easy breezy, in-and- out of the kitchen in a jiffy recipe?

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  1. Too funny! Made a variation of this for dinner last night but I cut slits into the breasts and stuffed them with spinach and ricotta and sprinkled some cheddar on top. Hubby said if I did it all with cheddar and put the spinach on the side as a salad he’d be happy.

    1. Great minds think a like – and I have to agree with your hubby – lol

      1. I’ll let him know 😉

  2. This is a great idea girl. It looks yummy. I will try to make this soon. #productreviewparty 🙂

    1. Yea, it was good and quick which made it even better! Thanks and have a wonderful weekend my friend.

  3. looks delicious!

    1. Thank you!

  4. Looks very yummy and easy to make Sis! I need to come for dinner, you’re always making such delicious meals! #ProductReviewParty

    1. It would be awesome to have you and the girls over for dinner and of course Mr. M too!

  5. Looks delicious, sis! I’m saving this for sure!

    ~Whitney
    http://www.whitneynicjames.com

    1. Cool, I think you and Darrius will like it.

  6. Yum! Will try this soon!

    1. You are too busy these days my dear – so proud of your accomplishments!

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