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Stuffed Chicken Parmesan
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Stuffed Chicken Parmesan Recipe

This Stuffed Chicken Parmesan recipe is a delicious twist on one of my favorite dinner recipes.   Take a tender piece of chicken, fill it with mouthwatering cheese, and top it with a Parmesan crust!  This easy recipe will quickly become one of your favorite chicken recipes.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken, dinner
Servings: 1 Chicken Breast
Calories: 390kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 5 - 10 oz frozen chopped spinach thawed and drained*
  • 1-1/2 cups Mozzarella cheese shredded and divided
  • 6 tbs. grated Parmesan cheese divided
  • 6 small boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup of crushed Ritz crackers about 10 - 12 crackers
  • 1-1/2 cups of your favorite pasta sauce

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375ºF and spray a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Pound your chicken to be 1/4 inch thick and set aside.*
  • In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese, the spinach, 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and 3 tbsp. of Parmesan cheese.
  • Set this bowl aside
  • In a shallow dish, beat the egg and set aside.
  • In a separate shallow dish, mix the remaining 3 tbsp. of Parmesan cheese and the cracker crumbs and set aside.
  • Spread the cheese mixture onto each flattened piece of chicken.
  • Starting at the short end of each chicken breast, roll up the chicken tightly, securing with wooden toothpicks.
  • Dip each chicken roll in the egg, then roll in the crumb mixture, making sure each roll is evenly coated.
  • Place the chicken, seam sides down in your baking dish.
  • Bake for 30 min. or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • Remove the toothpicks and heat your pasta sauce.
  • Pour heated sauce on top of chicken and then sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

THIS IS SUPER IMPORTANT! Thick chicken doesn't taste as good in this recipe and it takes longer to cook.

Nutrition

Calories: 390kcal