Crunchy Cheese-Stuffed Chicken
15 min
40 min


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.


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


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  May 21, 2014

Tasted ok, but the bottom got really soggy

— says Gouchisgirl
  March 10, 2010

This was delicious. It was easy to prepare and only 20-30 minutes to bake. I would use the recipe again. Thank You, Kay B

— says Kay
  March 08, 2009

This recipe is one of a kind....i have a very creative mind when something like this simple comes along, my mind runs wild. Such as wraping the cheese with ham and making cordon bleu or stuffing it with choped up broccoli, ham and cheese! enjoy!

— says chris
  February 11, 2009

We made this for a crowd of 50. It was easy and VERY tasty!! I would recommend it wholeheartedly!!

— says Cherie
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