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Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Elegant, yet super easy recipe for chicken breasts stuffed with a delicious mixture of goat cheese, bacon, raisins and nuts.
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Course Dinner
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 serves
Calories 448 kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1-pound)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup goat cheese
  • 4 slices bacon , cooked to a crisp and crumbled
  • 1 package (1-1/2 ounces) California Raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup unflavored bread crumbs
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme , leaves only
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 Fahrenheit.
  2. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  4. Cut a slit on the side of the chicken breasts and make a pocket deep enough to hold the stuffing; set aside.
  5. In a mixing bowl, combine goat cheese, crumbled bacon, raisins, walnuts, bread crumbs, thyme leaves and egg; mix until well combined.
  6. Divide mixture evenly and stuff the chicken breasts with it.
  7. Secure chicken with toothpicks.
  8. Heat olive oil in a skillet.
  9. Add chicken to skillet and cook until browned on both sides; about 4 minutes per side.
  10. Remove from skillet and transfer chicken to previously prepared baking dish.
  11. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until chicken is done.
  12. Remove from oven.
  13. Discard toothpicks.
  14. Slice chicken breasts into rounds and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Goat Cheese, Bacon and Raisins Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 448 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 140mg47%
Sodium 447mg19%
Potassium 522mg15%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 410IU8%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.