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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast


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  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 serves 1x

Description

This Delicious Asparagus Stuffed Chicken With Cheese Is the Perfect Meal For A Weeknight Dinner. It Is An Incredibly Easy Dish And Is Very Healthy.


Ingredients

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  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 4 slices of mozzarella cheese (you can use more cheese slices if you want)
  • 12 asparagus stalks, ends trimmed, divided
  • a squeeze of fresh lemon juice for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. First, start by preheating the oven to 400F.
  2. Heat 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet on medium fire.
  3. Mix garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  4. Rub olive oil on the chicken breasts and season them with the seasoning mixture.
  5. Stuff the chicken breasts with cheese and asparagus and secure them with toothpicks.
  6. Cook the chicken breasts on the skillet for 4 minutes until golden on both sides.
  7. Take the skillet, place it in the oven, and let the chicken cook for 12 to 15 minutes.
  8. Now remove the chicken from the oven, remove the toothpicks, let the chicken sit for 5 minutes, and enjoy your meal!
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 301