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.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
- 4 chicken breasts de-boned + skinless
- 16 asparagus spears steamed
- 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
- salt and pepper to taste
- lemon juice to taste
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.
Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 571mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 13.1% | Vitamin C: 6% | Calcium: 24.2% | Iron: 10.3%