Chicken Stuffed with Feta Cheese

Written by 
The Canyon Ranch Kitchen

Nutrition Information (per serving)

calories 
225
protein 
30 g
sodium 
479 mg
carbohydrates 
1 g
fat 
10 g
fiber  
1 g
cholesterol 
98 mg
Servings 
4
Ingredients 

4  4-oz chicken breasts, skinned and defatted
4 oz feta cheese
4 tsp chopped fresh basil
¼ tsp sea salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp canola oil

Instructions 
  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Lightly coat a baking pan with canola oil spray.
  2. Cut a pocket in chicken breast by slicing horizontally three-quarters of the way through. Stuff with a 1 ounce feta cheese and 1 teaspoon basil. Close incision with toothpick. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat canola oil in pan and sear chicken breasts for 1 minute on each side and place in oven for 15 to 20 minutes.