Stuffed with a mixture of Cheese, roasted mushroom, and spinach and then baked for an incredible Chicken dinner. Chicken, mushroom, cheese together works so well. To up the flavor game, there is a layer of marinara sauce in it. When the chicken gets cooked, it also creates a buttery pan juice in the skillet.
Course Main Course
Keyword Chicken and spinach, Chicken with Mushroom, Lunch recipe, Stuffed chicken recipe, Stuffed recipe, Tasty chicken recipes
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 35minutes
4large Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1teaspoonSalt(or adjust as per taste)
For Cheese Mushroom Stuffing
⅓cupfrozen Spinachwell drained
½cup Marinara Sauce
salt and pepper to taste
Make the Cheese Mushroom Stuffing
Heat butter in a skillet. Add sliced mushroom. Cook until it has softened (for about 5 minutes)
Add minced garlic to the mushroom and cook further until mushroom is nicely browned and no liquid in the pan. Let the mushroom cool a bit.
In a bowl add Mozzarella, parmesan, cooled roasted mushroom, well-drained spinach,a pinch of pepper and mix well.
Cutting the Chicken breast
Pat dry Chicken breast with a kitchen towel.
Using a sharp knife cut the chicken lengthwise halfway through, taking care not to cut it till the end. Cut it open flat.
Spread 1 tablespoon of marinara sauce.
Spoon 2 heaping tablespoon of cheese mushroom stuffing. Slightly press it.
Cover the chicken and using a toothpick seal the edges.
Mix paprika, Italian seasoning, and salt. Season both sides of stuffed Chicken breast well.
Cooking Stuffed Chicken Breast
Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a heavy ovenproof Cast Iron Skillet.
Sear Chicken breast for 2 minutes on each side.
Bake in a pre-heated oven at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes or until the thickest part of the chicken reaches 165 degrees.
Remove the toothpick, let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before serving.