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Crunchy Cheese-Stuffed Chicken

Crunchy Cheese-Stuffed Chicken

Chicken breasts with a surprise of cheese sealed inside will impress your guests.

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15 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time


4 (4-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 ounces Cheddar cheese, cut into 4 (2x1/2x1/2-inch) strips

1/2 cup cornflake crumbs

1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

1 teaspoon seasoning salt  

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg, beaten


 *Substitute 1 teaspoon garlic salt.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F. Cut a 3-inch slit in each chicken breast half to form pocket. Insert 1 strip cheese into each pocket. Secure each pocket with several toothpicks.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine crumbs, shredded cheese and seasoning salt in pie pan or shallow bowl. Place beaten egg in another pie pan or shallow bowl; dip chicken in egg. Lightly press both sides of chicken in crumb mixture to coat.

  3. STEP 3

    Place chicken onto greased baking sheet. Bake 20-25 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.

Tip #1

To make ahead: Prepare the chicken as directed above. Wrap each serving in plastic food wrap. Place in a resealable plastic freezer bag; freeze. Thaw. Bake as directed above.

Nutrition (1 serving)

260 Calories
11 Fat (g)
140 Cholesterol (mg)
670 Sodium (mg)
10 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
31 Protein (g)
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