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Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Spinach Stuffed Chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 433kcal


  • 10 ounce spinach, frozen
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1 cup cream cheese, low fat
  • 1 pound chicken thigh, boneless, skinless
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 1 none cooking spray

Serve With

  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 4 medium kiwi


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Place spinach, oil, salt, pepper, and cream cheese into a blender or food processor; mix well.
  • Open chicken thighs and pound to flat.  Spread with cream cheese mixture.  Roll chicken so the cream cheese is inside and secure with a toothpick.
  • Pour buttermilk into a bowl. Pour bread crumbs into a separate bowl. Dip stuffed chicken into buttermilk and then bread crumbs; Set aside.
  • Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high. Put stuffed chicken into hot skillet and cook 2-3 minutes per side until browned. Place chicken onto a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes or until no longer pink inside and cheese has heated through.
  • Toss asparagus with oil, salt, and pepper and place onto a separate baking dish; bake in oven for 5-6 minutes until just heated through.
  • Serve chicken with asparagus and sliced kiwi on the side.


Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 792mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 11g