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Culinary Carrie: Greek Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Ingredients
  Chicken breasts 6
  Frozen chopped spinach packages 14 Ounce
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, mince
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), mince
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon, divided
  Sundried tomatoes in oil 4 Ounce
  Capers 4 Ounce
  Goat cheese 2 Ounce
  Cream cheese 2 Ounce
  Italian seasoning mix 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Chop the frozen spinach, mince the garlic and onion and keep it aside.
2. Slit the chicken breast starting from the thick side creating a pocket, do not cut through completely.
3. Preheat the oven to 375 degree.

MAKING
4. In a large pan saute the spinach on low heat let the water evaporate completely.
5. Increase the heat to medium and move the spinach in the side, add some olive oil in the same pan and saute the onions and garlic, and in another spot add the sun dried tomatoes and capers.
6. After 2 minutes combine all the ingredients and stir everything together.
7. Turn off the heat and keep the pan on the burner.
8. Add the goat cheese and cream cheese to the warm spinach mixture mix everything well and keep the pan off the stove or to a cooler burner.
9. Stuff the spinach mixture in the chicken breast and pinch the opening ends.
10. In a large pan on medium heat add olive oil and place the stuffed chicken breast in the pan.
11. Sear then chicken and brown them on all sides, once browned put it in the baking dish and sprinkle Italian spices over the chicken.
12. Bake it in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165f.
13. Once done remove and let the chicken rest for 10 minutes.
14. Slice the stuffed greek stuffed chicken.

SERVING
15. Drizzle veloute sauce over the sliced chicken and serve hot.

Things You Will Need
pan
oven
baking dish

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken Breast
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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