Cheesy asparagus stuffed chicken
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Cheesy asparagus stuffed chicken

Juicy asparagus stuffed chicken with mozzarella is an easy spring dinner recipe. Serve with a side salad and crispy potatoes for the best family meal. 
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Asparagus stuffed chicken, baked chicken recipe, stuffed chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 213
Author Alida Ryder

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts de-boned + skinless
  • 16 asparagus spears steamed
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon juice to taste

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 220ºC/430ºF. 
  • Butterfly the chicken breasts and season on both sides with salt and pepper. 
  • Place 4 spears of steamed asparagus and a few spoonfuls of grated cheese into each chicken breast. Close and secure with skewers. 
  • Heat a large, oven-proof frying pan and sear the chicken in a splash of oil until golden brown on both sides. 
  • Place the chicken in the oven and allow to bake for 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving. 

Nutrition

Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 571mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 242mg | Iron: 1.9mg