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Mediterranean Chicken

Yield

4 servings

Stuffed chicken is a delicious way to step up your dinner game. The presentation looks difficult, but stuffed chicken recipes are easy to make and even easier to customize. If you like feta cheese, this stuffed chicken recipe is a must-make. We've partnered this salty, crumbly cheese with briny olives, fresh tomatoes, and extra-virgin olive oil. Serve stuffed Mediterranean chicken with roasted potatoes or crisp haricot verts for a fresh, inspired dinner tonight. As a bonus, this recipe presents beautifully for dinner guests, so don't limit it to your weeknight rotation.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup prepared hummus
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons diced tomato
  • 2 tablespoons chopped kalamata olives
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 290
  • fat 13.3 g
  • satfat 3.3 g
  • sodium 567 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Combine hummus, feta cheese, diced tomato, and chopped kalamata olives. Cut a 1-inch-wide slit into the thick end of chicken breast halves, and carefully cut down to center of chicken to form a pocket. Divide cheese mixture evenly among pockets. Secure with wooden picks. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan. Add chicken to pan; sauté for 4 minutes. Turn chicken over. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes; let stand for 5 minutes.