Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken Breasts is a great way to use your favorite dip and turn it into a delicious chicken dinner meal!Tender chicken breasts stuffed with a spinach artichoke dip, pan seared until golden brown and smothered in a fantastic creamy sauce! Low-carb and keto-friendly chicken recipe the whole family will love!
Stuffed chicken breast
Chicken breasts often tend to be dry and boring. Even though they are low in fat and healthier than other parts of a bird, many people prefer dark meat because it is juicy and has more chickeny flavor. However, even if you are food-obsessed person, you should give a try to these stuffed chicken breasts.
You will seriously enjoy them! Especially if you like spinach artichoke dip and crave juicy and tender chicken, this recipe is for you! You will get the best of both worlds. And the creamy sauce makes this chicken dish the star of any dinner table.
How to stuff chicken breast
- First, prepare the dip by mixing all the ingredients. Keep it aside.
- Then, season chicken breasts on both sides with Italian seasoning, paprika, salt and pepper.
- Next, cut a slit in a chicken breast, about ¾ quarter of the way through.
- Finally, stuff with 2 tablespoons of the dip and seal, using a few toothpicks.
Spinach and artichoke dip
This dip is creamy, rich and cheesy. It is a crowd favorite! It helps to turn the dry chicken into an amazing meal. You will need cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese,spinach, garlic and artichokes in brine. Simply combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl and stuff the chicken with this mixture. The dip will be thick. Make sure to squeeze any liquid from the spinach and discard it before adding to the bowl.
How long to cook stuffed chicken breast
The recipe calls for pan searing method, but you can also bake them.
Sear the stuffed chicken breasts for 14-16 minutes, about 7-8 minutes per side. If your chicken breasts are large and thick, add a few tablespoons of water into the skillet and cook for additional 5 minutes with a lid. Alternatively you can bake them for 25 minutes at 400 F (200 C).
Cream sauce for chicken
The sauce can make any chicken dish shine at the dinner table. After stuffing the chicken breasts, you will have plenty of spinach artichoke dip for the sauce. If you don’t want to make the sauce, halve the dip ingredients.
Personally I love to serve these stuffed chicken breasts with the sauce that makes this dish super delicious. A perfect low-carb chicken recipe!
When the chicken is cooked, transfer it to a plate. In the same pan combine the remaining dip and half & half (or heavy cream). Cook until the cheeses melt and the sauce is thick. Return the chicken back into the pan.
How to serve and store spinach artichoke stuffed chicken breasts
You can store the leftover chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4-5 days. Alternatively, you can freeze for 4-5 months.
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