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One cheesy broccoli stuffed chicken breast sitting on a top a bowl of almond rice pilaf

CHEESY BROCCOLI STUFFED CHICKEN


Description

Searching for more keto-friendly dinner ideas. Look no further. You and your entire family will love this recipe for Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Chicken Breasts. You will be putting this one on rotation.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 large, boneless chicken breast
  • 3 to 4 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

FOR THE FILLING

  • 1 Cup diced broccoli
  • 1/2 Cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 5 ounces whipped cream cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 1 clove garlic, minced 
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • pinch of black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Butterfly the chicken breasts using the technique mentioned above.
  3. Mix the seasonings in a small bowl.
  4. Rub the outside of the breasts with a touch of olive oil and the seasoning mixture. 
  5. Combine the filling ingredients in a bowl. 
  6. Stuff the chicken breasts with the filling.
  7. Secure the open ends of the chicken breasts with toothpicks (see video).
  8. Heat a few tablespoons of olive oil in a cast iron, or oven-safe pan.
  9. Sear the chicken on both sides. 
  10. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cooked through. 

Notes

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  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30

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