Rating: 4 stars
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  • 4 star values: 8
  • 5 star values: 10

Dress up a basic chicken breast by stuffing with an herb and goat cheese mixture. Serve with fresh spinach sautéed with crushed red pepper.

Caroline Wright
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2011

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Recipe Summary

total:
20 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 chicken breast half and about 1/2 cup spinach)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler to high.

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Cut a horizontal slit through thickest portion of each breast half to form a pocket. Stuff 2 tablespoons cheese mixture into each pocket; close opening with a wooden pick. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan. Add chicken to pan, and cook for 2 minutes on 1 side or until browned. Arrange chicken on a baking sheet (browned side up); broil for 8 minutes or until done.

  • Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil, red pepper, and spinach; cook for 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Stir in the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Nutrition Facts

348 calories; fat 12.9g; saturated fat 5.4g; mono fat 5.2g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 46.8g; carbohydrates 10.7g; fiber 3.7g; cholesterol 112mg; iron 4.2mg; sodium 579mg; calcium 114mg.
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