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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken

Asparagus Stuffed Chicken is a low carb dinner recipe that is full of delicious cheeses and seasonings.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 348kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 20-30 Small spears of asparagus
  • 4 Slices of provolone
  • 4 tbsp Monterey jack shredded cheese
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • With a sharp knife, cut a slit lengthwise down the center of each chicken breast.
  • Season both sides of each chicken breast with the garlic powder, Italian seasoning, paprika, 1 of the tablespoons of olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cut each piece of provolone cheese in half, and place two halves into the pocket that you cut into each chicken breast.
  • Place 1 tbsp of shredded monterey jack cheese on top of the provolone cheese.
  • Layer 5-6 pieces of small asparagus spears on top of the cheese on each chicken breast.
  • Close the chicken breasts around the filling, and secure closed with a toothpick.
  • Heat the other tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken breasts top side down into the hot pan. Sear the chicken breasts on each side, and then place them back face up in the skillet.
  • Bake the chicken breasts in the skillet at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked through.

Nutrition

Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 641mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 318mg | Iron: 3mg