Looking for a tasty, low carb, easy to make chicken dinner recipe? Make this Broccoli stuffed chicken breast recipe that’s super tasty and perfect for either lunch or dinner. Chicken breast stuffed with a delicious broccoli and cheese mixture, pan-seared on each side for a few minutes and then grilled in the oven to perfection. This stuffed chicken recipe is also keto-friendly for those who are on a low carb diet.
Wondering what you can have with your broccoli stuffed chicken breast? Try some grains like couscous or quinoa. Also, they will go well with some brown rice, noodles, or zucchini noodles. I love having chicken with more roasted veggies, rice or pasta. Other great options you can try would be some mashed sweet potatoes or top over salad.
▢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, garlic powder, 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!
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