Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins
Smoked gouda is such a flavorful cheese. You don't need a lot of extra sauces and spices to make this chicken really great. Wonderful for company as well.
- 1⁄2 cup shredded smoked gouda cheese
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and pressed
- 4 bone-in chicken breast halves, with skin
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoons margarine, melted
- Preheat oven to 375 and grease a baking dish, or spray with non-stick cooking spray.
- Combine the cheese, nutmeg, spinach, and then season with extra salt and pepper if desired.
- Remove bones from chicken breasts.
- Do not remove skin.
- Loosen skin from chicken breasts.
- Spread one-fourth of the stuffing evenly between meat and skin of each chicken breast.
- Smooth skin over breasts, tucking under loose areas.
- Place chicken, skin sides up, in pan.
- Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Drizzle with margarine or butter.
- Bake uncovered 45 to 55 minutes or until juice of chicken is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.