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10+ Epic Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipes

Updated: May 24, 2020


These stuffed chicken breast recipes are perfect for your Keto diet.This easy stuffed chicken breast recipe is going to be a new low carb family favorite! Stuffings with cream cheese, Mozzarella, bacon, and Parmesan add a ton of flavor to stuffed chicken. For Vegan or vegetarian diets, you can use this recipe to stuff cabbage or bell peppers in the same way with our Epic 10 recipe variations.



  • 4 chicken breasts

  • 1 TBSN olive oil

  • See Epic 10 recipes below for stuffing ingredients

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Medium mixing bowl, mixing spoon, measuring spoons, measuring cups, sharp carving knife Prep: 10 minutes prep Cook: 25 minutes Ready: 35 minutes Serves: 4 chicken breasts


1. Brine chicken 3 hours before baking. Click here for directions for brining chicken. 2. Preheat oven to 450°. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat with cooking spray. 3. Drizzle chicken with olive oil. 4. Use a sharp knife to cut a pocket into the side of each chicken breast. For some recipes, you can simply cut diagonal slits in the top of the chicken breast and fill the slits with stuffing. Set chicken aside. 5. Prepare stuffing ingredients (see Epic 10 variations listed below.) 6. Use a spoon to overfill each pocket and/or slit with prepared stuffing. 7. Bake chicken 20-25 minutes. Use a small cooking thermometer to measure the cooked chicken temp in order to tell if it is ready to go (the safe cooked chicken temp is 165°F). 8. Remove from oven. Cover chicken with aluminum foil and let rest for 5-10 minutes. 9. Garnish before serving with recommendations listed below.



SPINACH, GORGONZOLA & SUNDRIED TOMATO STUFFED CHICKEN

Stuffing Ingredients:

  • 8 oz Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled

  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach leaves

  • 2 TBSN minced garlic

  • 1/4 cup sliced dried tomatoes

  • 1 TBSN oregano

  • 2 TBSN fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1 TBSN garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt


Follow these Steps:

1. Mix the salt, garlic powder, oregano and parsley in a small bowl.

2. Save four teaspoons of seasoning and set aside for final topping.

3. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of the seasoning mixture evenly over all sides of each chicken. Save the rest aside.

4. Add a pinch of spinach, dried tomatoes onto the center of each breast.

5. Spoon a teaspoon of Gorgonzola cheese onto each chicken breast.

6. Sprinkle the remaining seasoning on top of each stuffed chicken before baking.

STUFFED CHICKEN PARMESAN

Stuffing Ingredients:

  • 8 oz Mozzarella cheese, shredded

  • 8 oz Parmesan cheese, shredded

  • 2 TBSN minced garlic

  • 2 cups of preferred red marinara sauce

  • 1 TBSN oregano

  • 2 TBSN fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1 TBSN garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt


Follow these Steps:

1. Mix the salt, garlic powder, oregano and parsley in a small bowl.

2. Save four teaspoons of seasoning, one cup of marinara sauce, and 4 oz of Mozzarella cheese and set aside for final topping.

3. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of the seasoning mixture evenly over all sides of each chicken. Save the rest aside.

4. Combine the remaining Mozzarella cheese, Parmesan, garlic, marinara sauce and seasoning mixture and stir well to combine.

5. Spoon the stuffing mixture into each chicken breast.

6. Top each chicken breast with 1/4 cup of marinara sauce, 1 oz of Mozzarella cheese, and sprinkle remaining seasoning on top before baking.


STUFFED MOZZARELLA PESTO CHICKEN

Stuffing Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Salt

  • 1 cup Pesto sauce

  • 8 oz Mozzarella cheese, shredded

  • 1 cup sundried tomatoes, sliced

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped

Follow these Steps:

1. Sprinkle some of the garlic salt evenly over all sides of the chicken.

2. Reserve 1/2 cup of pesto sauce for topping.

3. Add Mozzarella cheese, remaining pesto sauce, tomatoes, and basil to the remaining garlic salt and stir well to combine.

4. Spoon the stuffing mixture into pocket of each chicken breast.

5. Top each chicken breast with reserved half cup of pesto before baking.


STUFFED CHICKEN CORDON BLEU

Stuffing Ingredients:

  • 1 TBSN garlic powder

  • 1 TBSN onion powder

  • 12 slices Swiss cheese

  • 1/2 lb honey ham, sliced

  • 1/4 cup English mustard

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs

  • 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs


Follow these Steps:

1. Instead of cutting a pocket in each chicken breast, slice each filet down the center and stop near the end to form one long chicken filet.