Asparagus And Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Asparagus and goat cheese stuffed chicken is a delicious and elegant dish that combines tender chicken breasts with flavorful asparagus and creamy goat cheese. The chicken is seasoned with herbs and spices, then stuffed with a mixture of blanched asparagus and tangy goat cheese. It is then baked to perfection, resulting in juicy chicken with a creamy and cheesy filling. This dish is perfect for a special occasion or a weeknight dinner when you want to impress your guests or family.

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50minstotal
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30minsCook
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Ingredients for Asparagus And Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Recipe

  • 2 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • as needed Your Favorite Herbs And Spices
  • 6 Asparagus Spears, Blanched
  • 2 ounce Goat Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • as per your need Fresh Herbs, For Garnish

Directions: Asparagus And Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • STEP 2.Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs and spices.
  • STEP 3.Blanch the asparagus in boiling water for 2 minutes, then transfer to an ice bath to stop the cooking process.
  • STEP 4.Cut a slit in each chicken breast to create a pocket for the stuffing.
  • STEP 5.Stuff each chicken breast with a few asparagus spears and a generous amount of goat cheese.
  • STEP 6.Secure the opening with toothpicks to prevent the filling from falling out.
  • STEP 7.Heat some oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  • STEP 8.Add the stuffed chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until browned.
  • STEP 9.Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • STEP 10.Remove the toothpicks before serving.
  • STEP 11.Serve the stuffed chicken breasts with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to season the chicken breasts well to enhance the flavor.
  • Blanching the asparagus before stuffing helps to retain its vibrant green color and crisp texture.
  • Use a sharp knife to create a pocket in the chicken breasts for easy stuffing.
  • Toothpicks are essential for securing the filling, but be sure to remove them before serving.
  • Pair the stuffed chicken with a light and refreshing side dish to balance the richness of the goat cheese.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover stuffed chicken can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the chicken in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10-15 minutes or until heated through.
  • Serve the stuffed chicken as a main course with a side of vegetables or a salad.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs, such as parsley or basil, for an extra touch of freshness.
Nutrition
value
267
calories per serving
18 g Fat16 g Protein15 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Carbs
    15g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    15g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    163mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    118mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    153mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    16mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    163mcg
  • Magnesium
    57mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    263mg
  • Selenium
    16mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp