Recipe: Spinach Stuffed Cajun Chicken

This next recipe courtesy of Cooking Creation just looked too good to not share with all of you. Try this spinach stuffed Cajun chicken to add a little excitement to your menu. Prep time is only about 15 minutes, then pop them in the oven and voilà.

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Spinach Stuffed Cajun Chicken

What You Need:

  • 1 lb hormone-free boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 oz – 6 oz pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 c frozen spinach, thawed and drained (you can also use fresh cooked spinach)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tbsp Italian style breadcrumbs
  • Sea salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Toothpicks

What To Do:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Flatten the chicken to 1/4-inch thickness
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the pepper jack cheese, spinach, salt and pepper
  4. Combine the Cajun seasoning and breadcrumbs together in a small bowl
  5. Spoon about 1/4 c of the spinach mixture onto each chicken breast
  6. Roll each chicken breast tightly and fasten the seams with several toothpicks
  7. Brush each chicken breast with the olive oil
  8. Sprinkle the Cajun seasoning mixture evenly over all
  9. Sprinkle any remaining spinach and cheese on top of chicken
  10. Place the chicken seam-side down onto a tin foil-lined baking sheet
  11. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked
  12. Remove the toothpicks before serving

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