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Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

Mushroom-Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe

The stuffing mix, which stays crispy on the outside of the chicken, becomes the moist centerpiece of this delicious main dish from Edie DeSpain of Logan, Utah.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 package (6 ounces) chicken-flavored stuffing mix, coarsely crushed, divided
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, saute the mushrooms, celery, onions and marjoram in 2 tablespoons butter for 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in 1/2 cup stuffing mix.
  • 2. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Spoon mushroom mixture down the center of each. Roll up and secure with toothpicks.
  • 3. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and milk. Place the remaining stuffing mix in another bowl; stir in paprika. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with crumb mixture. Place seam side down in a greased 8-in. square baking dish.
  • 4. Melt remaining butter; drizzle over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 348 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 939 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein.