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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast

This Delicious Asparagus Stuffed Chicken With Cheese Is Perfect Meal For A Weeknight Dinner. It Is An Incredibly Easy Dish And Is Very Healthy.

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Asparagus Stuffed Chicken, Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast, chicken breasts recipe, stuffed chicken recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 serves
Calories 301 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese, (you can use more cheese slices if you want)
  • 12 asparagus stalks, ends trimmed, divided
  • a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, for serving, optional

Instructions

  1. First, start by preheating the oven to 400F.

  2. Heat 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet on medium fire.

  3. In a small bowl mix garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, thyme, oregano, salt, and pepper.

  4. Rub olive oil on the chicken breasts and season them with the seasoning mixture.

  5. Stuff the chicken breasts with cheese and asparagus and secure them with toothpicks.

  6. Cook the chicken breasts on the skillet for 4 minutes for each side until golden on both sides.

  7. Take the skillet and place in the oven and let the chicken cook for 12 to 15 minutes.

  8. Now take out the chicken from the oven, remove the toothpicks, let the chicken sit for 5 minutes, and enjoy your meal!