Chicken Breasts With Herb Stuffing Recipe

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Chicken Breasts With Herb Stuffing
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  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. In a food processor or by hand, combine garlic, spinach, parsley, chives, tarragon, bread crumbs, orange zest, orange juice, mustard, salt, pepper and 2 tbsp olive oil. Reserve 1 tbsp oil to fry chicken.
  3. Insert a sharp knife into the thick end of each chicken breast and cut a lengthwise pocket 3/4 of the way across chicken breast.
  4. Lay breast flat open and spread with about 2 tbsps spinach mixture.
  5. Fold breast back together.
  6. Season breasts with salt and pepper. Reserve any leftover spinach mixture.
  7. Set ovenproof skillet on medium-high heat and add remaining oil.
  8. Add chicken, skin-side down and fry until crisp and golden, about 2 minutes.
  9. Flip breasts over and place skillet in oven.
  10. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until juices run clear.
  11. Remove chicken from skillet.
  12. Skim any fat and add orange juice, orange zest and vermouth.
  13. Bring to boil scraping up any sticky bits on the base of pan.
  14. Reduce until syrupy, about 1 minute.
  15. Add cream and bring to boil.
  16. Stir in reserved spinach mixture.
  17. Reduce until slightly thickened.
  18. Season to taste.
  19. Serve chicken and drizzle with sauce.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 691.61 Kcal (2896 kJ)
Calories from fat 408.38 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45.38g 70%
Cholesterol 191.77mg 64%
Sodium 1173.45mg 49%
Potassium 760.04mg 16%
Total Carbs 24.56g 8%
Sugars 2.16g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2.87g 11%
Protein 45.61g 91%
Vitamin C 24.9mg 41%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 109.4mg 11%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 231.16 Kcal (968 kJ)
Calories from fat 136.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.17g 70%
Cholesterol 64.1mg 64%
Sodium 392.21mg 49%
Potassium 254.03mg 16%
Total Carbs 8.21g 8%
Sugars 0.72g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0.96g 11%
Protein 15.24g 91%
Vitamin C 8.3mg 41%
Iron 1.1mg 18%
Calcium 36.6mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 17
  • 18

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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