Spinach and Mushroom Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken breast has plenty of proteins. This recipe is full of nutrition and easy to cook. Here’s a colorful recipe which is for all the fitness lovers.

Chicken breast has plenty of proteins. This recipe is full of nutrition and easy to cook. Here’s a colorful recipe which is for all the fitness lovers.

Ingredients

For Spinach & Mushroom stuffing:

  • 1/2 cup spinach (blanched, finely chopped & water squeezed out)
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms (blanched & finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 cup sweet potato cheese
  • Salt & pepper to taste 

For chicken breast seasoning:     

  • 2 tsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Lime juice

For Sweet potato cheese:

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder 
  • 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1/2 cup milk 
  • 1/2 tsp paprika powder 
  • Salt to taste

For garnishing:

  • Sprinkle some fresh basil leaves.

How to Prepare:

  • Cut the mushroom; put the chopped mushroom into the warm water then leave for 15 minutes.
  • Second step is to boil the spinach leaves for about 5 to 10 minutes and follow the same for sweet potatoes.
  • To make cheese with the sweet potato, put all the ingredients in a mixer and blend it properly for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • In a medium sized bowl, mix together all the stuffing ingredients. Set aside.
  • For the chicken, use a paring knife to cut a slit into the thickest part of the breast to create a pocket.
  • Place onto a parchment lined baking sheet and season the chicken with olive oil, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, lime juice & paprika.
  • Stuff each pocket with 2-3 spoonful of the filling. In a grill pan, cook the chicken for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked and turn golden.

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