This stuffed chicken breast recipe from the Predator Kitchen is a great tasting recipe to show off at dinner parties keeping everyone full for longer and providing you with valuable protein and nutrients.
|Time: 1 hour||Level: Medium||Serves: 2|
- 2 Chicken Breast Fillets (approx 250g)
- 50g Sundried Tomatos (oil-free)
- 60g Goats Cheese (crumbled)
- 60g Red Onions
- 180ml Fat-free Chicken Stock (1 OXO cube)
- 3 Garlic Cloves (pressed)
- 10g Cornflour
- 1 tspn Sugar
- 2 tbspn Balsamic Vinegar
- 2 tbspn Fresh Basil (finely chopped)
- Black Pepper
- 1/2 tspn Thyme
- Soak the sundried tomatos in approx. 250ml of boiling water and leave to stand until soft (approximately 30minutes) - Drain and finely chop.
- Heat a small amount of oil in a pan and add 40g of the onions, the sugar and garlic - cook and stir on medium heat until golden brown.
- Transfer in to a separate bowl and add the tomatos, cheese, basil, half of the balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper and stir (adjust salt and pepper according to own preference).
- Partially cut through each chicken breast horizontally to create a pocket and spoon approx 2 tbsp of the mixture in to the pockets - lightly dust the chicken with salt, pepper and small amount of herbs.
- Heat oil in a pan to cook the chicken until done on both sides.
- In a separate heated pan add the chicken stock, remaining onions, balsamic vinegar and thyme and bring to boil.
- Create your cornstarch mixture, add to the chicken stock mixture, bring to boil then cook until slightly thick stirring throughout.
- Serve the sauce on the chicken and you're done!
Here's why this stuffed chicken recipe is a fave:Chicken - High in lean low fat protein helping muscle growth and development and aiding fat loss - Aids bone health to prevent against osteoporosis and arthiritis in old age - High in amino acids especially tryptophan which is a natural anti-depressant - Â Suppresses the amino acid homocysteine which can cause heart disease if too high - Rich source of phosphorus supporting the health of bones, teeth, kidneys, liver and the central nervous system - Rich in selenium and B6 aiding metabolic performance, vitamin A vital for healthy eyesight and vitamin B2 vital for improving skin health Tomatos - Naturally low calorie, low sodium and low cholesterol - Rich source of vitamin A, B6, C, magnesium, phosphorus, niacin, folate and potassium which help strengthen bones, maintian eye health, fight free radicals and cell damage - Rich in beta-carotene and lycopene great for your skin and fighting the signs of aging Goats Cheese - Relatively low calorie and low fat especially compared to cow's milk cheese - High calcium content helping to boost metabolism and fat loss - High in protein excellent for muscle health and growth - Rich source of probiotics aiding the body's digestion Comment to rate our recipe and share your ideas on how you would customize yours.