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garlic cheese stuffed baked chicken breasts

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

Moist chicken with Cheesy stuffing. What can be better than that

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For garlic cheese stuffed baked chicken breasts

  • 4 lg
    boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/3 c
    cream cheese softened
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    swiss cheese shredded
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 lg
  • 1 c
    fine dried bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp
    each salt and paprika
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make garlic cheese stuffed baked chicken breasts

  • 1
    Mix together in a small bowl the cream cheese, garlic, Swiss cheese, Cilantro and lemon juice. Set aside.
  • 2
    Preheat oven 425 degrees. Cut a deep slit along the sides of the chicken breast to create a pocket. Fill each pocket with the cheese mixture. Press to close.
  • 3
    Line a baking pan with wax paper. Spray the paper with cooking spray. Place the flour in a shallow dish. Beat the eggs together and place in another shallow dish. Place the bread crumbs in a third shallow dish and add the salt, pepper and paprika. Mix well.
  • 4
    Roll each chicken breast in flour shaking off the excess. Dip and roll in the egg. Then dredge in the bread crumb mixture. Place on baking pan and place in oven for 20 minutes until cooked through.

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