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Ham and Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 40 mins (15m prep + 25m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Ham, spinach

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  1. 1.Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. 2.Using a sharp knife, make a pocket in each chicken breast by cutting horizontally through the center, being careful not to cut all the way through.
  3. 3.Season the inside of each pocket with garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. 4.Stuff each pocket with 2 slices of ham and a handful of spinach.
  5. 5.Heat olive oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. 6.Sear the stuffed chicken breasts for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  7. 7.Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
  8. 8.Remove from the oven and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
  9. 9.Slice the stuffed chicken breasts and serve with your favorite side dishes.
  10. 10.Enjoy!

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFeel free to experiment with different types of ham for added flavor.
  • chevron_rightIf you don't have an oven-safe skillet, you can transfer the seared chicken breasts to a baking dish before baking.
  • chevron_rightServe the stuffed chicken breasts with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal.