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Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Spinach Stuffed Chicken is a simple dish that looks complex. Perfectly seasoned, juicy chicken breast, stuffed to the brim with a creamy and delicious spinach filling. If you like this recipe, make sure to check out my Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken or my Asparagus Stuffed Chicken!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spinach Stuffed Chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 530kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

  • 6-oz. chicken fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 ounces block cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup frozen spinach, defrosted
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Instructions

  • Season chicken all over with salt and pepper. 
  • In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, mozzarella, parmesan, spinach, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes.
  • Using a paring knife, slice a slit in each chicken breast to create a pocket. Stuff pockets with cream cheese mixture.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add chicken and cook until seared, about 6 minutes, then flip chicken. Add butter and squeeze lemon juice all over.
  • Continue cooking until Chicken is no longer pink or reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • Serve warm.

Notes

TO STORE LEFTOVERS:  Leftover chicken can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days in an airtight container.  Best if wrapped tightly in plastic wrap.

Nutrition

Calories: 530kcal