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asparagus stuffed chicken
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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breasts

An elegant, rich but healthy stuffed chicken breast recipe with asparagus, blue cheese, and walnuts
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: boneless skinless chicken breast, stuffed chicken breast
Servings: 3 people
Author: Marianne

Ingredients

  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese
  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 9 asparagus stalks
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts toasted. for topping

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450 F.
  • Mix together the blue cheese and the cream cheese in a small bowl.
  • Carefully slice a flap into each chicken breast, being careful not to cut all the way through.
  • Inside each breast, smear 1/3rd of the cheese mixture, and then place 3 asparagus spears on top. Fold over the top of the sliced chicken breast and secure with toothpicks.
  • Set a large pan over medium high heat. Add the oil and let it heat up. Place the chicken top side down in the pan and cook for 5 minutes. Flip the chicken in the pan, and immediately place it into the hot oven.
  • Bake in 450° oven for 15 min. Immediately top with walnuts and serve.