Cream Cheese Spinach Stuffed Chicken (Low-carb, Keto)

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Cream Cheese Spinach Stuffed Chicken (Low-carb, Keto)

35 minutes
Calories 270kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (at room temp)
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • salt (to taste)

Instructions

  • To Make filling:In a medium bowl, combine spinach, cream cheese, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, garlic, and salt + pepper until fully combined.
  • To Butterfly your chicken breasts: lay them flat on a sturdy surface.
  • Place one hand on top to hold it in place and then slice 3/4 of the way through the chicken breast (be careful not to slice all the way through).
  • To Stuff the Chicken: Season the outside of the chicken with chili powder, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  • Spoon 1/4 of cheese mixture into the middle of the cut chicken breasts and fold the chicken so the cream cheese is sealed inside.
  • Use toothpicks to secure chicken if desired.
  • To Cook: Heat a non-stick skillet on medium high and add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Cook the chicken, covering the pan with a lid, for about 9-10 minutes per side or until the chicken is cooked through

Nutrition

Calories: 270kcal

Originally posted 2019-02-20 18:44:39.

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