Cheese and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breasts

The recipe Cheese and Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breasts can be made in around 1 hour and 20 minutes. For $2.59 per serving, you get a main course that serves 2. One portion of this dish contains about 30g of protein, 36g of fat, and a total of 468 calories. 103 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. If you have basil leaves, salt and pepper, oil packed sun dried tomatoes, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is brought to you by Jo Cooks. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and primal diet. Overall, this recipe earns a solid spoonacular score of 65%. Users who liked this recipe also liked Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Prosciutto and Gruyère Cheese (Chicken Cordon Bleu), Prosciutto-Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breasts, and Prosciutto and Fontina-Stuffed Chicken Breasts.

Servings: 2

Preparation duration: 20 minutes

Cooking duration: 60 minutes

 

Ingredients:

6-12 basil leaves, depending on size

2 boneless chicken breast halves

¼ cup spreadable garlic and herb cream cheese

2 tbsp chopped oil packed sun-dried tomatoes

2 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, shredded

4 thin slices prosciutto

salt and pepper to taste

Equipment:

meat tenderizer

oven

toothpicks

frying pan

cutting board

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.Flatten the chicken breasts using a meat mallet to pound them until they are about inch to inch in thickness.Spread of the cream cheese on each chicken breast. Scroll down for step pictures. Top with basil leaves, then 2 slices of prosciutto on each breast and a tbsp of chopped sun-dried tomatoes on each breast. Carefully roll up the breasts and secure with toothpicks. Season with salt and pepper.Heat the olive oil in a oven proof skillet and brown the chicken, placing first with seam side down until just slightly golden brown. You may need to remove toothpicks to brown on all sides.Place skillet in oven and bake chicken for an additional 40 to 45 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.Remove chicken from skillet onto a cutting board, discard toothpicks and wait about 15 minutes before slicing each chicken breasts. To double the recipe simply double all the ingredients.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.Flatten the chicken breasts using a meat mallet to pound them until they are about inch to inch in thickness.

2. Spread of the cream cheese on each chicken breast. Scroll down for step pictures. Top with basil leaves, then 2 slices of prosciutto on each breast and a tbsp of chopped sun-dried tomatoes on each breast. Carefully roll up the breasts and secure with toothpicks. Season with salt and pepper.

3. Heat the olive oil in a oven proof skillet and brown the chicken, placing first with seam side down until just slightly golden brown. You may need to remove toothpicks to brown on all sides.

4. Place skillet in oven and bake chicken for an additional 40 to 45 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.

5. Remove chicken from skillet onto a cutting board, discard toothpicks and wait about 15 minutes before slicing each chicken breasts. To double the recipe simply double all the ingredients.


Nutrition Information:

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467k Calories
30g Protein
36g Total Fat
5g Carbs
11% Health Score
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Calories
467k
23%

Fat
36g
56%

  Saturated Fat
11g
70%

Carbohydrates
5g
2%

  Sugar
0.95g
1%

Cholesterol
117mg
39%

Sodium
641mg
28%

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Protein
30g
61%

Vitamin B3
13mg
65%

Selenium
41µg
59%

Vitamin B6
0.95mg
48%

Phosphorus
346mg
35%

Potassium
728mg
21%

Vitamin C
16mg
20%

Vitamin B5
1mg
20%

Vitamin E
2mg
16%

Vitamin A
713IU
14%

Vitamin B2
0.24mg
14%

Vitamin K
14µg
14%

Magnesium
48mg
12%

Calcium
102mg
10%

Vitamin B1
0.15mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Vitamin B12
0.44µg
7%

Iron
1mg
6%

Copper
0.12mg
6%

Manganese
0.11mg
5%

Fiber
0.88g
4%

Folate
12µg
3%

Vitamin D
0.37µg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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