Stuffed Chicken Muffins
This chicken muffins recipe is unlike anything you've seen!
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What happens when you take a stuffed chicken recipe and combine it with a muffin tin recipe? You get our irresistible Stuffed Chicken Muffins! This dish is filled with a delicious cheesy Italian-style filling that everyone will love. This whole recipe is sure to leave you stuffed and satisfied!
For a change of pace from your average dinner, this muffin tin chicken fits the bill! Unusual as it may be, once you take a bit, you will be reminded of some of your favorite chicken recipes. This is cheesy, flavorful, and will be loved by the whole family. Try making it tonight!
What You'll Need
- 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, pounded to 1/4-inch thickness, (1-1/2 pounds total)
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
- 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
- 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 2 tablespoons Italian-flavored panko bread crumbs
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1/8 teaspoon paprika
Muffin Tin Chicken Instructions
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 6-cup muffin tin with cooking spray.
- Season chicken breasts with 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper; set aside.
- In a medium bowl, combine ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses, the Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and remaining ½ teaspoon pepper; mix well.
- Spoon mixture evenly onto center of each chicken breast.
- Wrap chicken breast around filling, making sure filling is tucked inside the chicken. Place each stuffed breast seam-side down in a cup of the muffin tin. In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs and oil; sprinkle over chicken then sprinkle with paprika. Place muffin tin on a baking sheet.
- Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until no pink remains and juices run clear. Run a knife around the edges and remove to a platter.
- How about serving these with a side of pasta and sauce? Talk about a bountiful Italian feast! And when you’re done, not only will the chicken be stuffed, so will you!
- We've got even more stuffed chicken recipes, like our Southwester Stuffed Chicken and Chicken Chile Relleno, which are sure to satisfy!
- For more delicious muffin tin recipes, check out our Hummingbird Muffins and Loaded Potato Cocktail Bites!
Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Calories 236
- Calories from Fat 85
- Total Fat 9.5g 15 %
- Saturated Fat 3.9g 20 %
- Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
- Protein 31g 62 %
- Cholesterol 93mg 31 %
- Sodium 352mg 15 %
- Total Carbohydrates 5.4g 2 %
- Dietary Fiber 0.1g 1 %
- Sugars 0.5g 0 %
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