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Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast

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– chicken breasts – lemon zest – salt and pepper – asparagus stalks – mozzarella cheese – garlic powder – paprika – extra virgin olive oil

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STEP 1

Preheat oven to 425ºF. Cut the chicken breasts in half, lengthwise. Create a pocket in each chicken breast, but do not cut all the way through.

STEP 2

Season the inside of the chicken breasts with lemon zest, salt, and pepper.

STEP 3

Lay the mozzarella cheese and 3 asparagus pieces inside each chicken breast, and fold over, enclosing the filling.

STEP 4

In a small bowl, mix together the salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.

STEP 5

Then, season the outside of the chicken breasts with this spice mixture.

STEP 6

Heat an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil. Sear the chicken for 3 mins per side. Place the chicken in the oven. Bake for 20 mins or so.

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Mm… Delicious! I like to serve this with a salad on the side, fluffy rice, or quinoa.

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