Lemon & Spinach Stuffed Basil Chicken Breasts

Total Time
25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

I never trusted spinach---it was green, and it looked like it would kill me. But this recipe changed all that!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut deep pocket in side of each chicken breast. Be careful not to pierce top and bottom.
  2. Place 2 quarters of the lemon slice, and a fourth of the basil and spinach in pocket of each breast.
  3. Thread wooden toothpicks along the side to close the chicken. Sprinkle with lemon pepper.
  4. Heat oven to 200°F.
  5. Heat oil in skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add chicken to skillet & cook on each side until golden brown (3-5 minutes per side).
  7. Add vinegar & broth, and bring to boil. reduce heat & simmer for 5 minutes, or until cooked through.
  8. Remove breasts from skillet and place in baking dish in oven to keep warm.
  9. Continue cooking sauce until reduced to a thick syrup. Add salt & pepper.
  10. Remove chicken from oven and place on individual plates. Spoon sauce over each & serve.