Zesty Chicken Stuffed with Spinach and Cream Cheese
This is a really easy stuffed chicken recipe, with zesty lemon, and a creamy spinach filling, oven-baked to be healthier and more tender.
Course Main Course
Keyword Chicken, cream cheese, Spinach
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 35minutes
Author Skint Chef
Cost £1.32 per serving
1lemon (juice and zest)16p
2garlic cloves, chopped2p
Bunch of fresh basil10p
Salt and pepper
In a non-stick pan add the finely chopped garlic, spinach and basil and wilt down.
Once wilted add the lemon juice and zest, salt and pepper, and stir through cooking for a minute.
Add the cream cheese, stir until melted in and set to one side.
Lay out the chicken breast and butterfly by cutting ¾ down the side to open up.
Add the cream cheese filling equally in the chicken breasts and fold the chicken over to make a parcel.
Season with salt and pepper, make a foil parcel around each one, place on a baking tray in the oven 200°C and cook for 20-30 minutes until chicken is cooked thoroughly.
Total cost £5.27, £1.32 per servingFigures are correct at the time of calculation. Prices are based on a generic, mid-price range supermarket, choosing their own value brand.Nutrition data provided is provided as an estimate only. It is the reader's responsibility to calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients you use in your recipe if you need to follow a particular diet or for medical purposes.Does your oven have different temperature settings? Use this Oven Temperature Conversion Chart to find out how hot you should be cooking.