Print Options

 
 
 
 Print
Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken Recipe

Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken Recipe

The spicy cheese and Mexican seasoning give plenty of zip to these tender chicken rolls. Round out the meal with rice pilaf and pineapple tidbits. Or microwave frozen broccoli and serve peppermint stick ice cream for dessert.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces pepper Jack cheese
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

Directions

  • 1. Cut cheese into two 2-1/4-n. x 1-in. x 3/4-in. strips. Flatten chicken to 1/4-in. thickness. Place a strip of cheese down the center of each chicken breast half; fold chicken over cheese and secure with toothpicks. Rub Mexican seasoning over chicken.
  • 2. In a large skillet, brown chicken in oil on all sides. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Discard toothpicks. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 292 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 325 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 30 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.