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Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken breaded lightly with breadcrumbs and baked until perfectly crispy on the outside and deliciously juicy on the inside.

  • Author: Yumna Jawad
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Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken

Chicken dinner doesn’t have to be boring! This Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken will have everyone cheering when it’s dinner time. It’s an easy and quick recipe with minimal prep. I served the chicken with a big salad, but it goes really well with rice, potatoes or quinoa.

Adapted from SkinnyTaste

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Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken breaded lightly with breadcrumbs and baked until perfectly crispy on the outside and deliciously juicy on the inside.
Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken breaded lightly with breadcrumbs and baked until perfectly crispy on the outside and deliciously juicy on the inside.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Breaded Chicken, Stuffed Chicken
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 368 kcal
Author: Yumna Jawad
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 10 oz package frozen chopped spinach thawed & juice squeezed out
  • 1/4 cup bella mushrooms optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup ricotta
  • 8 thin skinless chicken breast cutlets
  • 1 egg whisked with 1 tbsp of water
  • 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • Salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place egg wash in one bowl and breadcrumbs in another bowl.
  3. In a medium sauté pan, heat the oil, add the onions, garlic and scallions and cook for about 1 minute. Add the spinach, mushrooms parsley and dill. Season with salt and pepper and cook for another 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat, and add the feta cheese and ricotta cheese, and mix well.
  5. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste.Spoon about 1/4 cup of spinach mixture into the chicken and roll, then dip into the egg wash, then into the breadcrumbs and then place chicken seam side down on baking sheet
  6. Repeat with the remaining chicken
  7. Bake at 350 for about 25 minutes or until cooked through.
  8. Serve with a side salad, if you desire.
Nutrition Facts
Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 368 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 178mg 59%
Sodium 511mg 21%
Potassium 1039mg 30%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 53g 106%
Vitamin A 90.8%
Vitamin C 10.5%
Calcium 14.9%
Iron 12.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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