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Spinach and Swiss Cheese Stuffed Chicken Thighs
Spinach and Swiss Cheese Stuffed Chicken Thighs – simple and delicious recipe that's healthy, easy and quick to put together.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
- 2 lbs chicken thighs boneless and skinless
- 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
- 1/2 tsp pepper or to taste
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 medium onion chopped
- 3.5 oz frozen spinach thawed and chopped
- 1 tsp paprika
- 3.5 oz Swiss cheese shredded
- 1 tsp oregano
- 1/2 cup white wine
- 1 oz swiss cheese
Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
Wash and pat dry chicken thighs; lay them flat, inside up. Season with oregano, salt, pepper and paprika on both sides.
In a skillet heat the olive oil. Add onion to skillet and saute until onion is translucent. Add spinach; season with salt and pepper and paprika. Cook for 2 minutes. Let cool.
Add the 3.5 oz Swiss cheese to spinach mixture and mix well.
Place 2 tbsp of spinach and cheese mixture on each thigh, evenly dispersing the remaining filling among the thighs as needed.
Close the thighs and secure with toothpicks, 2 per thigh.
Add thighs to a 8x8 baking dish. Mix wine with more seasoning, such as salt, pepper, paprika and oregano and pour wine over thighs. Cover with foil and bake at 350 F degrees for 30 minutes.
Remove foil and sprinkle the remaining cheese over the chicken. Bake for another 15 minutes. until cheese has melted.
Serve over rice.
Cheddar cheese can be used in place of the Swiss cheese as well.
Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
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Serving: 1thigh | Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 383mg | Potassium: 490mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2340IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 212mg | Iron: 1.8mg