Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken

5 from 1 vote
Prepare to be amazed by this Broccoli and Cheese Stuffed Chicken breast recipe. The chicken breast is stuffed then smothered in a wine sauce and becomes so flavorful, juicy and oh so tender.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


Chicken and Filling-

  • 4 chicken breast boneless skinless
  • 1 cup broccoli florets cut into small florets
  • 1 cup shredded cheese see note
  • 2/3 cup tomatoes diced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil for sauteing

Wine Sauce-

    • three Tbsp unsalted butter
    • 1/2 small onion sliced
  • three garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ tsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • three Tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • three Tbsp white wine
  • salt & pepper to taste


How to Stuff Chicken-

  • Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Beat chicken breasts until even in thickness.
  • Butterfly the chicken to create a pocket but don’t cut all the way through.
  • In a small bowl combine the broccoli, cheese, tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Stuff the chicken with the filling and secure with toothpicks.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet and sear chicken on both sides until crispy, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet, take out the toothpicks and cover to keep warm.

Make Wine Sauce-

  • Add the butter and slides onions to the skillet and saute over medium heat until the onion is tender, discard the onion.
  • Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Whisk in flour and mix vigorously.
  • Add the wine and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the broth, heavy cream, season with salt and pepper and cook 2-3 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

Bake Stuffed Chicken-

  • Return the chicken to the skillet and pour sauce over the chicken.
  • Cover the skillet with foil and bake for 15-20 minutes, until the internal reading of chicken is 165 degrees.


Calories: 549kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 56gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 212mgSodium: 636mgPotassium: 1047mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1130IUVitamin C: 30.2mgCalcium: 243mgIron: 1.3mg

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