That’s Smart! Breaded and Stuffed Chicken


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That’s Smart! Breaded and Stuffed Chicken

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    Use That's Smart! chicken stuffing mix to add a crunchy breaded exterior to this oven-baked chicken. Then, use the rest of the stuffing to make a juicy and flavorful center perfect for a family-friendly fall dinner. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    2 (1-lbs.) pkgs. Hy-Vee True boneless skinless chicken breasts, (4 breasts)
    1 (6-oz.) pkg. That’s Smart! chicken stuffing mix, divided
    ½ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
    ¼ tsp. That’s Smart! ground black pepper
    1 That’s Smart! large egg
    ¾ c. hot water
    3 tbsp. That’s Smart! salted sweet cream butter, cut up
    That’s Smart! frozen winter vegetable mix, steamed, for serving

    Things To Grab

    • Baking sheet
    • Aluminum foil
    • That's Smart! nonstick cooking spray
    • Plastic wrap
    • Meat mallet or rolling pin
    • Resealable plastic bag
    • 2 shallow bowls
    • Medium microwave-safe bowl


    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with That’s Smart! nonstick cooking spray; set aside. Pound chicken breasts between two large pieces of plastic wrap until about 1/2-inch thick; set aside.

    2. Remove 1 cup of chicken stuffing mix from box and place in a resealable plastic bag; finely crush stuffing mix and pour onto a shallow dish; stir in salt and pepper. Place egg in another shallow dish. Dip one side of pounded chicken into egg mixture and then immediately into crushed stuffing mix; place breaded side down on prepared baking sheet.

    3. Place hot water, remaining stuffing mix, and cut up butter in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 5 to 6 minutes or until heated thoroughly. Place even amounts of prepared stuffing on one lengthwise half of chicken. Fold chicken in half to cover stuffing and tuck in edges.

    4. Bake chicken 15 to 20 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Remove from oven and allow to cool 5 minutes. Serve with steamed mixed vegetables, if desired.

    Nutrition facts


    550 Calories per serving
    1 stuffed chicken breast

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 20g
    • Cholesterol: 280mg
    • Sodium: 1180mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 32g
    • Protein: 52g

    Daily Values

    Iron 20%
    Calcium 6%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 2%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Test Kitchen