Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

The stuffed chicken breasts are delicious with a distinct Mediterranean flair.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Broil

Ingredients

  • 1 medium
    red bell pepper
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c
    feta cheese, crumbled (about 1 ounce)
  • 2 Tbsp
    kalamata olives, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    greek seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 8
    boneless skinless chicken breasts (6-oz each)
  • 1-2 tsp
    dried basil
  • ·
    salt and pepper, for seasoning

How to Make Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Cut bell pepper in half lengthwise and remove seeds and membranes. Place pepper halves on foil-lined baking sheet, skin side up. Broil 15 minutes or until blackened. Place in air-tight container for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, finely chop the 2 bell pepper halves.
  3. Mix together chopped bell pepper, garlic, cheese, olives, basil, Greek seasoning, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  4. Cut a horizontal slit in thickest portions of each chicken breast to form a pocket (but do not cut all the way through). Spoon the pepper/feta/olive mixture into each pocket. Close the opening with a toothpick. Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper, and sprinkle the top side with dried basil.
  5. Place chicken on broiler rack, and broil 6-8 minutes each side, or until done (it may take additional time, depending on thickness of the chicken breasts). Remove from oven, loosely wrap with foil and let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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About Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Low Fat Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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