9 Ways to Stuff a Chicken Breast

Basil-Stuffed Chicken Breasts © Susan Spungen
By F&W Editors Posted October 09, 2015

Stuffing chicken breasts with your favorite ingredients is a fantastic and easy way to upgrade the weeknight dinner staple. From goat cheese to Moroccan couscous, here are nine awesome stuffed chicken breasts you should definitely be making.

Stuffing chicken breasts with your favorite ingredients is a fantastic and easy way to upgrade the weeknight dinner staple. From goat cheese to Moroccan couscous, here are nine awesome stuffed chicken breasts you should definitely be making.

1. Basil-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Pureed bacon, basil and garlic make a delicious filling.

2. Cheese-Stuffed Chicken Cutlets with Mustard Sauce
This excellent take on classic chicken cordon bleu replaces the heavy ham-and-Swiss-cheese filling with creamy havarti and thyme.

3. Ginger-Nut-Butter-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Paris chef Tatiana Levha's delicious chicken breasts are worthy of a dinner party.

4. Roast-Chicken Stuffed with Tuscan Chard
Winemaker Robert Mondavi's mother often made this succulent stuffed chicken, which is a family speciality.

5. Moroccan Couscous-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
This terrific North African–inspired recipe features couscous studded with apricots and pine nuts.

6. Goat Cheese-Stuffed Chicken
Mixing a small amount of goat cheese with chopped walnuts and lemon zest makes a terrific, healthy filling.

7. Mushroom-Stuffed Five-Spice Chicken Breasts with Eggplant
Five-spice powder and spicy Sichuan peppercorns amp up the flavor of these umami-packed chicken breasts.

8. Chicken Stuffed with Spinach
This quick chicken dish is ready in just 20 minutes.

9. Chicken Stuffed with Fontina, Prosciutto and Basil
Don't have any Fontina cheese? Manchego or fresh Pecornino Romano cheese would also work well for this fast recipe.

Related: More Great Chicken Breast Recipes
Fast Chicken Recipes
Roast Chicken

The Dish
Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.

Sponsored Stories

powered by ZergNet