Deluxe Cheesy Stuffed Chicken Breast

Cheesy Stuffed Chicken Breast: A Gourmet Twist on a Classic Favorite

Elevate your chicken breast dinners with this Cheesy Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe. Perfectly seasoned and filled with a rich blend of mozzarella, Parmesan, and cream cheese, this dish is a delightful fusion of flavors.

The chicken is seared to golden perfection, then baked in a savory marinara sauce, creating a moist and tender meal. Topped with fresh basil, this dish is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a feast for the eyes. Ideal for a family dinner or a special occasion, this recipe brings a gourmet touch to your table with minimal effort.

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian herbs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • Fresh basil for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix together the mozzarella, Parmesan, cream cheese, garlic, and Italian herbs. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Cut a pocket into each chicken breast. Stuff the cheese mixture into the pockets and secure with toothpicks.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the chicken breasts for about 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  5. Pour marinara sauce over the chicken and transfer the skillet to the oven.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  7. Garnish with fresh basil and serve hot.

This recipe combines the tenderness of chicken with the gooey goodness of cheese, all wrapped up in a flavorful Italian-inspired dish. Enjoy!

Carina De Villiers

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