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Saturday, May 9, 2020

Recipe : Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast⠀

Makes 4 servings

  • 1 ¾ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts⠀
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest⠀
  • 1/2 tsp salt⠀
  • ½ tsp pepper⠀
  • 9.5 ounces asparagus stalks, trimmed⠀
  • 4 ounces low fat provolone or mozzarella cheese⠀
  • 1 tsp garlic powder⠀
  • 1 tsp paprika⠀
  • 1 tbsp olive oil⠀

1. Preheat oven to 425° F.⠀
2. Cut the chicken breast in half, length-wise. Please do not cut all the way though.⠀
3. You need to create a pocket into each chicken breast.⠀
4. Season the inside of the chicken breast with lemon zest, salt and pepper.⠀
5. Place chicken on work surface and lay the cheese and 3 asparagus inside of each chicken breast and fold over, enclosing the filling.⠀
6. In a small bowl mix together salt, pepper garlic powder and paprika. Then season the outside of the chicken breast with this spice mixture.⠀
7. Heat a large and oven safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil.⠀
8. Cook the chicken for 3 to 5 minutes each side and until the chicken is golden brown on top.⠀
9. Place the chicken in the oven.⠀
10. Bake for 20 minutes. Make sure the chicken reaches the internal temperature of 165 degrees.⠀

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