Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipes
There's an old adage that goes, "It's not what's on the outside that matters, but what's on the inside that counts." To that end, we took everyone's favorite poultry and stuffed it with all sorts of delicious ingredients, creating these delectable stuffed chicken breast recipes.
Chicken breasts are an all-time kitchen favorite. But, like everything else, the same old chicken dishes can get boring and repetitive. Therefore, we're casting aside conventional chicken preparation and bringing you a gallery full of stuffed chicken breast recipes to really spice things up. Bon appétit!
Our first entry is Stuffed Chicken and Herb Gravy with Creamy Polenta. This 40-minute chicken dish is quick and simple, and the creamy polenta is a healthier alternative to creamy mashed potatoes.
These chicken breasts are packed with flavor from the goat cheese and grated lemon rinds. You can stuff the chicken breasts and chill up to 4 hours before cooking.
Serve with creamy polenta and garlicky broccoli rabe sautéed in olive oil. Guanciale is a lean, full-flavored Italian pork product. Although it contains less fat than either, it's similar to pancetta or cured bacon--which you can substitute if you can't find guanciale. And Gorgonzola is Italy's most famous blue cheese, but any blue cheese will work in this dish.
For time-saving purposes, stuff the chicken and refrigerate up to one day ahead. Let the chicken breasts stand at room temperature 15 minutes before cooking, and serve with polenta and Broccolini.
Chicken breasts and goat cheese—clearly a Cooking Light match-made-in-heaven. To add flavor, let the garlic cloves simmer in store-bought marinara.
Looking for a new dinner idea? Look no further! This chicken recipe is delicious and easy to prepare. Serve with 3 cups cooked egg noodles tossed with 2 tablespoons butter and green onions.
This stuffed chicken with an Americana-twist will have your mouth watering, but resist the urge to turn the chicken before it's time; otherwise you risk having the breading stick to the pan.
Dress up a basic chicken breast by stuffing it with an herb and goat cheese mixture, then serve it with a side of fresh spinach sautéed with crushed red pepper.
The rich flavors of chicken and goat cheese join forces again in this impressive 5-star main dish. Serve with orzo or rice to soak up the shallot-thyme sauce.
Dish up a company-worthy dish that calls for only four ingredients, plus salt and pepper. Choose roasted asparagus as a bright, fresh partner for this main dish.
This chicken recipe is filled with Mediterranean flavors and pairs well with couscous. If you'd prefer, use mozzarella or provolone for a milder kid's dish.
Chicken breasts stuffed with prosciutto and fontina cheese make a hearty and flavorful dinner that's both easy and elegant. Serve this dish with a crisp green salad with apple wedges to contrast with the creamy, melted cheese filling.
Roasting the garlic mellows its bite and gives the stuffing a subtle hint of flavor. Stuff the chicken breasts up to a day ahead, refrigerate, and cook them just before guests arrive. Garnish each plate with a rosemary sprig.