Chicken Breasts With Herb Stuffing

“This chicken is a delicious spring-like dish. Use the earliest herbs in your garden or buy your favourite kinds. From Food and Drink Magazine. Hope you enjoy!”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. In a food processor or by hand, combine garlic, spinach, parsley, chives, tarragon, bread crumbs, orange zest, orange juice, mustard, salt, pepper and 2 tbsp olive oil. Reserve 1 tbsp oil to fry chicken.
  3. Insert a sharp knife into the thick end of each chicken breast and cut a lengthwise pocket 3/4 of the way across chicken breast.
  4. Lay breast flat open and spread with about 2 tbsps spinach mixture.
  5. Fold breast back together.
  6. Season breasts with salt and pepper. Reserve any leftover spinach mixture.
  7. Set ovenproof skillet on medium-high heat and add remaining oil.
  8. Add chicken, skin-side down and fry until crisp and golden, about 2 minutes.
  9. Flip breasts over and place skillet in oven.
  10. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until juices run clear.
  11. Remove chicken from skillet.
  12. Skim any fat and add orange juice, orange zest and vermouth.
  13. Bring to boil scraping up any sticky bits on the base of pan.
  14. Reduce until syrupy, about 1 minute.
  15. Add cream and bring to boil.
  16. Stir in reserved spinach mixture.
  17. Reduce until slightly thickened.
  18. Season to taste.
  19. Serve chicken and drizzle with sauce.

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