Sheet Pan Mozzarella Stuffed Lemon Chicken and Broccoli

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
 
Sheet Pan Mozzarella Stuffed Lemon Chicken and Broccoli is an easy spinach mozzarella stuffed chicken made on one pan and cooks in 30 minutes!
Sheet Pan Mozzarella Stuffed Lemon Chicken and Broccoli is an easy one-pan meal made with freshest flavors!

Ingredients

  • boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup  panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup  shredded Parmesan cheese
  • tablespoons  parsley coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1/4  cup  fresh lemon juice
  • tablespoons  extra virgin olive oil divided
  • garlic cloves minced
  • 1 egg
  • 4 ounces fresh Mozzarella Cheese sliced
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 3 cups broccoli florets fresh or frozen thawed
  • lemon slices for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Layer a baking sheet with foil and coat with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Cut chicken breast horizontally, but not through the other side, to create a pocket. Set aside.
  3. In the bowl of a food processor, combine breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Pulse a few times to combine. Transfer to a large bowl.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together lemon juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, garlic and egg.
  5. Dip the chicken into the egg mixture then dredge in the breadcrumb mixture to coat. Place on the greased baking sheet.
  6. Lift top flap of chicken pocket then stuff with cheese and spinach.
  7. Arrange broccoli on pan. Drizzle with remaining tablespoon olive oil and garnish with lemon slices, as desired. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted and chicken is cooked through. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 723, Fat: 30g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 218mg, Sodium: 1195mg, Potassium: 1287mg, Carbohydrates: 40g, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 4g, Protein: 69g, Vitamin A: 2185%, Vitamin C: 83.7%, Calcium: 469%, Iron: 4.6%

*Nutritional information is an estimate. Please consult a doctor or nutritionist for the most accurate nutritional info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mozzarella stuffed chicken, spinach stuffed chicken, stuffed chicken
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