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Garlic-Lemon Double Stuffed Chicken


"Not your everyday chicken dish! Stuffed with Cheddar and cream cheeses, then drenched with a garlic-lemon-butter sauce, your friends and family will be begging you to make this recipe - believe me, I know!"
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50 m servings 642 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Calories:
  • 642 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 44.7 g
  • 69%
  • Carbs:
  • 19g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 40.4 g
  • 81%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 184 mg
  • 61%
  • Sodium:
  • 1049 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly coat a large, shallow baking dish with oil.
  2. Butterfly each breast by slicing in half horizontally through the center, cutting almost but not completely through. Place one slice each of Cheddar and cream cheese in the center of each breast. Close again as if placing between the pages of a book. Set aside.
  3. Pour milk into a shallow bowl. In a separate bowl, combine breadcrumbs and Romano cheese. Carefully dip each breast first in milk, then in breadcrumb mixture, patting lightly to firmly coat. Place breasts side by side in a single layer in pre-oiled baking dish, tucking edges under to seal.
  4. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in lemon juice and garlic, and drizzle evenly over chicken. Season breasts with garlic salt and paprika, if using.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until no longer pink in center and juices run clear.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Made this for dinner last night, what can I say . . .EXCELLENT! The only changes I made were I added 1 1/2 tablespoons of lemon juice instead of just 1 tablespoon (this was a recipe for 4) ...

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Although this recipe was good, it was very heavy. i could only eat 1/2 of the smallest breast of chicken before i had to clear it away. My boyfriend liked it, but thought it was too rich as well...

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Made this for dinner last night, what can I say . . .EXCELLENT! The only changes I made were I added 1 1/2 tablespoons of lemon juice instead of just 1 tablespoon (this was a recipe for 4) ...

Very tasty!!! I did what one reviewer suggested and pounded the chicken flat, filled with cheese, and then roll up (securing with toothpicks). I also used Parmesan instead of Romano. This was so...

Good, but as others suggested and I wished I would have listened, is cut the cream cheese in half because it was a little overwhelming. Other than that, we enjoyed. Thanks

Wow - this is fabubous and I swear you could put just about anything rolled up inside a chicken breast and it's bound to be good. Plus the combination of three different cheese was an indication...

Really good, thanks for sharing. I actually chose to flatten the chicken, add the cheese and then roll them up. I used far less cream cheese and threw in some bacon along with the cheese mixtu...

Made this last week - what a great recipe! I didn't have any cream cheese on hand, so I mixed cheddar, mozzarella, and sour cream for the filling. Turned out awesome. Husband was impressed, a...

Yum yum yummy!!! This recipe was so easy - and tastes HEAVENLY! My husband issued appreciative groans (mouth full of warm melted stuffing...) from his side of the plate when this was served! I l...

This recipe was excellent! My husband doesn't care for chicken, so I'm always trying new ways of fixing it. Well, you know what they say, cheese makes everything taste better! I butterflied t...

This was very nice. I followed reviewers advice and used less cream cheese and toothpicks. I also had some sliced ham in the fridge which I needed to use and this seemed the perfect recipe. The ...