Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Chicken Breast
Chicken breast stuffed with a cheesy broccoli mixture, seared then baked to perfection.
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
- 1.5 lbs Boneless skinless chicken breasts or 4 large breasts
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
- 1 Tsp Garlic Powder divided
- ½ Tsp Paprika
- 1 Tbsp Italian Seasoning
- 1 Cup Small chopped broccoli florets
- 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- ¼ Cup Cream Cheese
Preheat your oven to 375F.
Place the chicken on a chopping board and using a sharp knife, slice through the middle to create a pocket for the stuffing.
Repeat with all the chicken breasts, then season with salt, pepper, paprika and Italian seasoning on all sides.
In a mixing bowl, combine broccoli with shredded cheese and cream cheese. season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Spoon the mixture into the chicken breasts, and secure the pocket using toothpicks.
Heat oil in a large, ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side, then transfer to the oven and bake for additional 15-17 minutes.
A meat thermometer inserted in the middle of the chicken should read 165F. Enjoy!
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 424mg | Potassium: 764mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 605IU | Vitamin C: 22.4mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 1.5mg