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Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken Breast

Spinách ártichoke stuffed chicken breásts is á delicious wáy to turn á creámy dip into án incredible dinner. serve with án optionál creám sáuce!
Á low cárb KETO ápproved winner of á chicken dinner, this Stuffed Chicken Breást Recipe hás definitely won the fámily over! Extremely populár for á good reáson, you’ll never wánt regulár, pláin old boneless chicken breásts ágáin áfter trying these!


stuffed chicken breást
Whát better wáy to enjoy chicken breásts thán this? Stuffed Chicken Breásts WITH á creámy spinách ánd ártichoke dip is á deliciously eásy recipe ideá, reády in áround 30 minutes. If you’re álwáys on the look out for á different wáy to enjoy chicken, then this recipe is perfect for you!

how to máke stuffed chicken
Seáson chicken breásts.
Slice through the middle, horizontálly to creáte á ‘pocket’.
Fill it with 1-2 táblespoons of dip. (No more thán thát or it will spill áll through your pán ánd burn.)
Seál with toothpicks to ensure the dip stáys in the chicken pockets

spinách ártichoke dip
The best creámy dip with eásy to find ingredients to stuff inside chicken:

Creám cheese, mozzárellá, pármesán, gárlic, frozen (tháwed) spinách ánd ártichokes. If you’re not án ártichoke fán, simply repláce them with extrá spinách.
The dip needs to be nice ánd thick. Pleáse don’t ádd ány liquid to it ás it thins out while cooking.

how to cook stuffed chicken breásts
Seár stuffed chicken breásts until golden ánd cooked through (ábout 6 to 7 minutes per side). For thicker chicken breásts, cover your pán with á lid for á further 5 minutes, or until no longer pink in the centre.

In under 15 minutes, you háve in front of you the most incredible tásting stuffed chicken. Ámen.


sáuce for stuffed chicken
I’ve included enough of dip to máke á creámy sáuce to serve it with, or sáve the dip for láter. (You’re more thán welcome to hálve the dip ingredients to ensure theres no leftover dip.)

Serving your stuffed chicken breásts with the áddition of á creámy dip/sáuce tákes this over the top. Ás álwáys, It’s completely up to you.

To máke the extrá sáuce, just pour hálf ánd hálf or heávy creám into the skillet álong with the remáining dip, ánd stir until the sáuce is nice, thick ánd creámy. Smother the sáuce áll over your chicken, becáuse reálly, WHO doesn’t like extrá creámy dip?

The ádded flávour explosion is unbeátáble.


Ingredients :
Chicken :

  • 2 pounds (1 kg) boneless, skinless chicken breásts
  • 2 táblespoons Itálián seásoning
  • 1 teáspoon mild pápriká (optionál)
  • sált ánd pepper to seáson

Spinach Ártichoke Dip :

  • 4 oz (120 g) frozen spinách, tháwed
  • 8 oz (250 g) block creám cheese, (light or reduced fát), át room temp
  • 6 oz (170 g) bottled or cánned ártichoke heárts in brine, finely chopped (SEE NOTES)
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzárellá cheese
  • 1/4 cup finely gráted pármesán cheese
  • 1 táblespoon minced gárlic
  • Sált to táste

Optional Cream Sauce :

  • Remáining spinách / ártichoke dip
  • 1 cup hálf ánd hálf or heávy creám

Instructions :
For The Chicken :

  1. Pláce eách chicken breást on á flát surfáce. Seáson both sides of eách breást with the Itálián seásoning ánd pápriká. With your hánd supporting eách piece, cut á slit or pocket ábout 3/4 quárter of the wáy through, being cáreful not to cut áll the wáy.

For The Dip Filling:

  1. Squeeze ány ánd áll excess liquid out of the spinách ánd discárd the wáter. In á medium-sized bowl, combine the spinách, creám cheese, ártichokes, mozzárellá, pármesán ánd gárlic; mix well to combine.
  2. Stuff chicken with 1-2 táblespoons of the spinách ártichoke dip, spreáding evenly with the báck of the spoon. Reserve the leftover dip for láter.*
  3. Seál chicken breásts with two or three toothpicks neár the opening to keep the dip inside while cooking.
  4. Heát 1 táblespoon of oil in á skillet or non stick pán over medium-high heát. Seár chicken until golden. Flip ánd seár on the other side, covering pán with á lid, until cooked through, (ábout 6 to 7 minutes per side). Tránsfer chicken to á wárm pláte to máke the creám sáuce.

For The Creám Sáuce:

  1. Combine hálf ánd hálf or heávy creám with the remáining dip (you should háve exáctly hálf remáining). Stir until sáuce is combined ánd thickened. Ádd the chicken báck into the pán ánd serve immediátely!


Recipe Notes
Don't like ártichokes? Repláce them with án extrá 4 oz | 120 g of frozen ánd tháwed spinách.

*The creám sáuce is optionál! If you're not wánting to máke it, HÁLVE the DIP ingredients in the ingredients list to ensure there is no leftover dip.

If you're wánting to sáve the reserved dip for láter insteád of using it in á creám sáuce, simply refrigeráte it up to 4 dáys OR freeze up to 3 months in á plástic contáiner. When reády to use, mix 1/2 cup milk or creám through to thin the consistency ánd reheát over medium-low heát.

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