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Stuffed Grilled Chicken Breasts

Joya Roy | May 27, 2021
Stuffed Grilled Chicken Breasts

The breast cut of a chicken is lean. It has the most protein by weight in comparison to other portions like the thighs, drumsticks or wings. It is ideal for individuals wanting to lose weight, maintain muscle mass or as an aid to muscle recovery. Eating it grilled makes it an all the more heathier option.

The following is an easy to make, delicious recipe for those looking to burn calories while remaining fit.  It is best served with grilled vegetables to up the protein intake.

Ingredients

Chicken breasts – 500 gms; deboned

Cheese – 120 gms; grated

Button mushrooms – 100 gms; chopped and sauteed in a little olive oil

Black olives – 20gms; sliced

Olive oil – 2 tbsp

Egg flakes – 1

Salt – to taste

Black pepper – 1 tsp

Chilli flakes – 1 tsp

Mustard – 1tsp

Garlic paste – 1tbsp

Parsley – 2 tsp; chopped

Potatoes – 200 gms; boiled and mashed with a little butter, cream, salt and pepper.

Method 

  1. Make deep pockets in the chicken breasts using a sharp knife.
  2. Mix the garlic, salt, pepper, mustard and chilli flakes and rub with fingers all over the chicken breasts. Let it rest for 30 mins.
  3. Make a mixture with the cheese, mushrooms and olives. Check seasoning.
  4. Add half an egg to help hold the mixture together.
  5. Stuff the chicken breasts well taking care to fill the corners.
  6. Grill the stuffed chicken breasts with olive oil in a non-stick pan
  7. Serve with mashed potatoes, grilled vegetables and a salad.

This recipe makes for a complete meal and is a great option for even fussy eaters. It works especially well for teenagers who are foodies, yet conscious of their physique. Do share with us your expereince of making these grilled chicken breasts in the comments below.


Joya Roy

Joya is a tea lady having spent more than 25 years of her life in the green vistas of the tea estates in North Bengal and Assam. During her novice days in the kitchen, cooking was more of trial and error born out of a desperate need to put something presentable on the table. Soon she learnt that cooking was as much an art, as a science.

 

Joya is extremely fond of baking and considers it a therapy. Baking brings immense pleasure, particularly when she shares her cakes, flans, biscuits and desserts with family and friends. The smile on their faces is both calming and rewarding. Joya says that it’s like creating magic in your kitchen – you start with some basic ingredients like flour, butter, sugar and eggs which transform into so many different delightfully sinful dishes. Baking is her go to and the secret ingredient is always love!

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