I'm a chicken lover and like trying variety of recipes. In search of chicken recipes , I found this stuffed chicken breast recipe very interesting. The original recipe is from " Home Cooking the Costco way". I made variations to the recipe to my taste and totally loved it.
2 Boneless,skinless chicken breast halves
4 tablespoon Olive Oil divided
3 fresh garlic cloves coarsely chopped
1/4 cup broccoli rabes chooped to top of stems
1 cup spinach chopped
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1/4 cup flour
1/4 cup bread crumbs
small cubes of butter [ Bean size cube]
1 tablespoon Red chili powder
Place chicken breasts on cutting board and slice into the middle to create large pocket, do not cut through.
In a pan,heat 2 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Add garlic,broccoli,Spinach and cook for 2 minutes,stirring occasssionally. Cover and cook till broccoli is soft and dark green. Season to taste with salt,pepper and Italian seasionaing. Set the spinach mixture aside.
In a flat pan mix flour,bread crumbs, Red chilli,salt and Italian seasioning. Dredge chicken into flour.Stuff each chicken breast with approx 2 tablespoon of spinach mixture, place the butter cube and close the fold carefully.Place the breast carefully over pan with oil and cook over low-medium heat until golden, then carefully turn and cook on other side untill golden.
Cover the pan and cook for about 4 minutes over low heat until chicken is done. Remove carefully from the pan and place on serving plate.
Serve with Ranch!!!