Cajun Chicken Stuffed with Pepper Jack Cheese & Spinach

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by: Cooking Creation






An easy and tasty meal that will impress your guests.




ingredients

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serves: 4

1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts

4 oz pepper jack cheese, shredded

1 c frozen spinach, thawed and drained

2 tbsp vegetable oil

2 tbsp Cajun seasoning - click here for my homemade Cajun spice recipe

1 tbsp breadcrumbs

Sea salt, to taste

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Nutrition Facts
Cajun Chicken Stuffed with Pepper Jack Cheese & Spinach

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 339

  • Total Fat: 18.4 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 6.2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 93.1 mg
  • Sodium: 1135.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.1 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  •     Sugars: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 37.2 g
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preparation

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2.  Flatten chicken to about 1/4-inch thickness.

3.  In a medium bowl, combine the pepper jack cheese, spinach, salt and pepper.

4.  Combine the Cajun seasoning and breadcrumbs together in a small bowl.

5.  Spoon about 1/4 c of the spinach mixture onto the chicken breasts. Roll the chicken breast tightly and fasten with toothpicks.

6.  Brush each chicken breast with the vegetable oil. Sprinkle the Cajun seasoning mix evenly over all. Sprinkle any remaining spinach and cheese on top of chicken (optional).

7.  Place the chicken seam side down onto a tin foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.

8.  Remove the toothpicks before serving.

9.  Enjoy!

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