Jiffy Chicken Surprise
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We call this recipe our Jiffy Chicken Surprise because it's ready in a flash, and has surprisingly big flavors for a dish that's so easy to make! This Italian chicken recipe might just be the best baked chicken your family has ever tried; the creamy ricotta cheese, Italian red sauce, and juicy chicken make sure of that.
What You'll Need
- 3/4 cup ricotta cheese
- 1 (4-ounce) can mushroom stems and pieces, drained
- 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, pounded to 1/2-inch thick
- 2 tablespoons Italian-flavored bread crumbs
- Nonstick cooking spray
What to Do
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
- In a small bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, mushrooms, Parmesan cheese, oil, garlic powder, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
- Spread the mixture evenly over chicken breasts and roll up jelly-roll style. Place on prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/8 teaspoon of each salt and pepper. Top with bread crumbs and lightly spray each roll-up with cooking spray. (This gives it an oven-fried quality you'll love!)
- Roast for 25 to 30 minutes or until juices run clear and crust is golden.
Test Kitchen Tips
- We like to serve this with warm spaghetti sauce for spooning over the top!
- For more Italian style recipes, check out our Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Recipes! Plus, we've got delicious Must-Make Meatball Recipes you're going to love.
- If you're looking for the ultimate Italian dinner menu, we recommend our Basil Pesto Focaccia as an easy appetizer. Follow that up with our All-in-One Italian Bake as a main course, and our Big Bowl Antipasto for a side that's fresh and light.
And, of course, don't forget our Three Cheese Garlic Bread! For dessert, be sure to try our Best Cannoli Dip; it's sweet, creamy, and perfectly Italian.
Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Calories 277
- Calories from Fat 121
- Total Fat 13g 21 %
- Saturated Fat 5.4g 27 %
- Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
- Protein 32g 64 %
- Cholesterol 101mg 34 %
- Sodium 525mg 22 %
- Total Carbohydrates 5.5g 2 %
- Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3 %
- Sugars 1.1g 0 %
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