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Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken

My chicken bundles are simple, clean and comforting. Serve them with wild rice and green beans for one of our favorite meals. —Jim Knepper, Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces fresh spinach (about 10 cups)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon butter

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a large skillet, cook and stir spinach over medium-high heat until wilted. Stir in vinegar, sugar and pepper; cool slightly.
  • Pound chicken thighs with a meat mallet to flatten slightly; sprinkle with chicken seasoning. Top chicken with spinach mixture and cheese. Roll up chicken from a long side; tie securely with kitchen string.
  • In an ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add chicken and brown on all sides. Transfer to oven; roast until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 170°, 13-15 minutes.
  • Remove chicken from pan; keep warm. On stovetop, add broth and butter to skillet; bring to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Cook until slightly thickened, 3-5 minutes. Serve with chicken.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested with McCormick's Montreal Chicken Seasoning. Look for it in the spice aisle.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken roll-up with 2 tablespoons sauce: 253 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 601mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.

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  • Tamara
    Feb 26, 2019

    This was delicious! I was afraid it might be a little bland, but it wasn’t at all. I doubled the recipe and made half with breasts and half with thighs. Both were yummy. I didn’t have any kitchen string so i used toothpicks to hold the rolls together. They weren’t particularly pretty, but it worked.