Walnut And Cheese Stuffed Chicken Recipe

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Walnut and Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Raven Higheagle


Since my kids are grown with families of their own, Bubba and I are always looking for new ways to make chicken. This is one of the ways we have come up with.

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Serves 2 to 4


15 Min


20 Min




4 large
chicken breasts, boiled, boned and skinned
3/4 c
1 large
egg, beaten
3/4 c
bread crumbs
salt and white pepper to taste
butter for frying
1 (8) oz
package of cream cheese
1/2 c
butter, softened
1 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped
2 c
grated, baby swiss cheese
2 c
cooked wild rice

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a casserole dish with butter.

Roll the boiled chicken breasts in flour, then egg, and then bread crumbs. Sprinkle with salt and white pepper. Sauté in butter until lightly browned.
Meanwhile, mix cream cheese with butter, parsley and walnuts. Divide into 4 egg-shaped balls and roll in Swiss cheese to coat them.
Put cooked rice in a casserole dish.

Wrap each chicken breast around a cheese ball and secure with a toothpick. Place seam side down on the rice.
Bake for 15 to 30 minutes. During the last 3 minutes, top with remaining Swiss cheese. Serve hot.

NOTE: May be made ahead of time and frozen.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy