Best Stuffed Chicken 4 Ways Recipe

Give the weeknight staple an overhaul by stuffing it with one of these combos.

  • Total Time: 0:30
  • Prep: 0:05
  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings


Ingredients

4 (8-oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Option 1

  • 3/4 c. chopped green olives
  • 1/4 c. Toasted sliced almonds
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp. lemon zest

Option 2

  • 3 oz. grated mozzarella (about 3/4 c.)
  • 20 pepperoni slices, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/4 c. marinara sauce

Option 3

  • 1 c. quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 2 oz. crumbled goat cheese (about 1/2 c.)
  • 2 tbsp. toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh basil

Option 4

  • 1 c. finely torn French bread
  • 1/2 c. chopped dried apricots
  • 2 tbsp. melted unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp. whole-grain mustard

Directions

  1. Starting at the top of the thickest portion, using a paring knife, cut a 2″-x-4″ pocket into the chicken breasts.
  2. Stuff with the filling combination of your choice, dividing evenly.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest portion reaches 165 degrees F, 6 to 7 minutes per side.
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