Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe

Rating 5.0
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| Last Updated on September 19, 2023
Eliminate chicken fatigue with this mozzarella stuffed chicken breast. It’s a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Utensils Dinner
Globe Italian
13
ingredients
8
steps
30
minutes
Combining her Bolivian heritage with the lessons learned from training in Spain, Chef Maria brings international flair to her cooking style. She has worked in roles across the industry from instructor to business owner and executive chef. From teaching sushi classes to running her own catering business, Chef Maria loves to share her culinary knowledge and experience with a specialty in healthy cooking.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
4
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
dried basil
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 1/4 cup(s)
shredded mozzarella
3 tbsp
olive oil
1
batch of tomato sauce, see below
1
15 oz can crushed tomatoes
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
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Directions 8 steps | 30 Minutes

Step 1

Prepare the chicken. Create a pocket by slicing each chicken breast horizontally about halfway.

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe: 
Prepare the chicken.
Step 2

In a bowl, mix together salt, pepper, dried oregano, pepper and garlic powder. 

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe: In a bowl, mix together salt, pepper, dried oregano, pepper and garlic powder.
Step 3

Coat the chicken breast on both sides with the mixture.

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe: Coat the chicken breast on both sides with the mixture.
Step 4

Stuff the chicken breast with the shredded mozzarella cheese and use a toothpick to secure the chicken breast shut, if needed.

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe: Stuff the chicken breast with the shredded mozzarella cheese and use a toothpick to secure the chicken breast shut, if needed.
Step 5

Cook the chicken. Place the olive oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Once hot, add the chicken breasts. Cook for 4 minutes on each side.

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe: Cook the chicken.
Step 6

Prepare the tomato sauce. In a medium bowl, stir together the crushed tomatoes, garlic, dried oregano, salt and pepper. (See notes 1.)

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe: Prepare the tomato sauce.
Step 7

Reduce the heat to medium, and add the tomato sauce to the skillet, surrounding the chicken. Cover and let it simmer for up to 10 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked. (See notes 2.)

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe: Reduce the heat to medium, and add the tomato sauce to the skillet, surrounding the chicken.
Step 8

Serve and enjoy!

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe: Serve and enjoy!

Notes:

  1. You can make more tomato sauce and serve the chicken with pasta.
  2. Chicken must have a minimum internal temperature of 165°F.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
566
FAT
25.5 g
PROTEIN
71.2 g
CARBS
11 g
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Sandra G.

Sandra

26 Aug 2022

This recipe is so filling and mouth-watering.

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