June 23, 2016

Stuffed Chicken Parmesan

This Stuffed Chicken Parmesan recipe is an easy dinner your family is sure to love!

Stuffed Chicken Parmesan | CGH Lifestyle

All the flavors of a classic Chicken Parmesan dish wrapped around a melted cheese center – what is not to love?  Not only does this chicken taste amazing, it is also super easy to make! Let’s get cooking!

Stuffed Chicken Parmesan

serves 6

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 5 – 10 oz frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained*
  • 1-1/2 cups Mozzarella cheese, shredded and divided
  • 6 tbs. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 6 small boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of crushed Ritz crakers (about 10- 12 crackers)
  • 1-1/2 cups of your favorite pasta sauce

*My family likes as little spinach as possible, but you can add as much as you’d like!

YOU WILL ALSO NEED: 

  • non stick cooking spray
  • meat tenderizer
  • toothpicks

DIRECTIONS: 

  1. Heat oven to 375ºF and spray a 13×9 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Pound your chicken to be 1/4 inch thick and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, the spinach, 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and 3 bbsp. of Parmesan cheese. Set this bowl aside
  4. In a shallow dish, beat the egg and set aside.
  5. In a separate shallow dish, mix the remaining 3 tbsp. of Parmesan cheese and the cracker crumbs and set aside.
  6. Spread the cheese mixture onto each flattened piece of chicken.
  7. Starting at the short end of each chicken breast, roll up the chicken tightly, securing with wooden toothpicks.
  8. Dip each chicken roll in the egg, then roll in the crumb mixture, making sure each roll is evenly coated.
  9. Place the chicken, seam sides down in your baking dish.
  10. Bake for 30 min. or until chicken is no longer pink.
  11. Remove the toothpicks and heat your pasta sauce.
  12. Pour heated sauce on top of chicken and then sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  13. Serve and enjoy!

Stuffed Chicken Parmesan | CGH Lifestyle

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  • Nabila Bestari

    😭😭😭

  • Lovable Midget

    definitely will be trying this recipe ❤

  • Patricia Fajardo

    Nom nom omg!!

  • Zikora Nnam

    Reading all of your recipes, especially this one, has me drooling over my phone!😍😄

  • Clare

    looks so delicious,makes me hungry . yum yum yum

  • Sunflowergirl

    This looks amazing 😍😍😍 cant wait to try this recipe