Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Get ready for a taste sensation with this spinach stuffed chicken breast recipe! Picture juicy chicken breasts loaded with a cheesy spinach filling, all baked to perfection. Let’s dive in!

You’re about to fall in love with this spinach stuffed chicken breast recipe — it’s a keeper! Imagine tender chicken breasts bursting with a creamy, cheesy spinach filling. This dish is where deliciousness meets simplicity.

Tired of the same old chicken dinners? This spinach stuffed chicken breast is here to shake things up! Say hello to creamy, cheesy flavors that will make you forget about boring chicken recipes forever.

Believe it or not, this dish is a breeze to make! It’s just like cooking any chicken breast recipe, but with a twist. You’ll love how easy it is to prep and cook the stuffing. Trust me, you’ve got this!

Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Dinner
Servings 4


  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1.5 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast ~4 breasts
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil separated
  • ½ medium white onion thinly sliced
  • 5 oz. fresh spinach
  • 6 oz. cream cheese cold


  • Preheat the oven to 375ºF.
  • Prepare the spice rub by mixing garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Slice each chicken breast in half lengthwise, leaving them connected like a flap.
  • Season the chicken with the spice rub, including inside the flap. Set aside.
  • In a skillet, sauté onion in 1 tablespoon of olive oil for 4-5 minutes. Add spinach, cover, and cook for 1-2 minutes until wilted. Transfer to a bowl to cool.
  • Mix cream cheese with cooled spinach. Divide into fourths.
  • Stuff each chicken breast with spinach mixture, securing with toothpicks.
  • Sear stuffed chicken in an oven-safe skillet with olive oil for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Transfer skillet to oven and bake for 20-30 minutes at 375ºF, flipping halfway.
  • Ensure chicken reaches 165ºF internal temperature before serving. Let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Pour any melted cheese from skillet over chicken before serving.


Cooking time may vary based on chicken breast size.

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