Spinach and Rice Stuffed Chicken

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Here's a nice way to dress up your chicken breasts that is fairly inexpensive and easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220C or 425 degrees F.
  2. In a saucepan, put in just enough water to cover the bottom, bring to a boil and then wilt half the spinach in the water.
  3. Drain and cool.
  4. In a small frying pan heat 1 tbsp olive oil.
  5. Gently fry the onion and garlic for 1 minute to soften.
  6. Remove from the heat.
  7. In a medium bowl mix together the cooked spinach, rice, onion, garlic, basil and parsley.
  8. Season.
  9. Cut a slice in each chicken breast.
  10. Divide the spinach mixture between the two pockets, packing it in tightly.
  11. Wrap two strips of bacon around each chicken breast.
  12. Transfer to the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the chicken and bacon are cooked.
  13. In a medium bowl mix the remaining oil with the balsamic vinegar.
  14. Fold in the remaining uncooked spinach.
  15. To serve, sit the chicken on a bed of dressed spinach.

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