Mashed-Potato-Stuffed Chicken

Recipe by happynana
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a medium saucepan, bring potatoes and enough cold water to cover to a boil. Simmer until potatoes are fork tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain and return potatoes to pan.
  • Add milk, 2 tablespooons butter, and lemon peel. Mash until smooth. Can add other seasonings if desired.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer potatoes to a work surface, flatten into an even round and cut into quarters.
  • Run your fingers under the skin of each chicken breast to separate it from the meat.
  • Place one quarter of the potatoes unter the skin, gently pressing to evenly distribute.
  • Place stuffed chicken breasts in a roasting pan. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake until tender and juices run clear, about 40 minutes.
  • Transfer to chicken to a plate. Stir lemon juice, parsley and remaining butter into the pan juices, scraping any borwned bits from the bottom. Spoon sauce over the chicken and serve.
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