Pecan Stuffed Chicken Breast

Recipe by chefmick
READY IN: 55mins




  • To prepare stuffing: Over med low heat melt 1 tbs butter in small skillet and add finely diced onion with a pinch of salt. sweat onion till soft and opaque. turn up heat to med and add sausage. Crumble sausage as fine as you can get it as it cooks with side of spatula.
  • Drain excess fat and let cool. Add bread crumbs, thyme, parsley, salt and pepper, pecans. Mix well and add beaten egg to hold it all together.
  • Cut a pocket in the thick side of the chicken breast (butterfly cut) and fill with stuffing. Brown both side of breast in skillet. Place in casserole dish and add 1 cup chicken broth.
  • Bake @ 350 degrees F for 25 - 30 minutes or until done. Chicken should come out tender with no dryness.
  • Pour off broth into a small sauce pan, bring to a boil and stir in 1tbs slurried flour to thicken. Salt and pepper to taste if needed. Pour gravy over stuffed chicken breasts.