Nacho-rific Stuffed Chicken

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Show: Hungry Girl Episode: To the Mex
TOTAL TIME: 1 hr
Prep: 25 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 35 min
 
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 4 (5-ounce) raw, boneless, skinless lean chicken breast cutlets, pounded to 1/3-inch thickness
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup taco sauce
  • Fat-free sour cream, for topping, optional
  • Salsa, for topping, optional
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Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray and set aside.

To make the filling: Combine beans, cheese wedges, and shredded cheese in a bowl. Mix thoroughly and set aside.

Put chips in a sealable plastic bag and crush with your hands or a rolling pin. Add taco seasoning and give it a good shake to mix. Transfer crumb mixture to a plate and set aside.

Place cutlets flat on a clean, dry surface, and season with salt and black pepper. Spoon filling onto the centers of the cutlets, dividing it evenly among them. Carefully roll each cutlet up over the filling (which may ooze a little, but don't worry!) and secure with toothpicks, if needed. Transfer to the baking sheet.

Cover each stuffed cutlet with 1 tablespoon taco sauce, using the back of the spoon or your fingers to coat. Coat cutlets with crumb mixture.

Cover the baking sheet with foil, and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.

Carefully remove foil. Bake until chicken is cooked through and outsides are crispy, about 15 additional minutes.

Let cool slightly and top with sour cream and salsa, if using. Enjoy!

PER SERVING (1/4th of recipe, 1 stuffed chicken cutlet): 270 calories, 4.25g fat, 780mg sodium, 13g carbs, 2g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 40g protein

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  • on March 23, 2014

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    IMG! This is the best thing I have had in ages. I love this stuff! I made it for my husband and myself about a month ago. He loved it. So went on to make if for my daughter and her husband. Also in love and asked for the recipe. I have now made it for my grand-daughter and her S.O. and again a new request for recipe. OK you may have noticed its now on our "Once a week" list. Yes its true Im a Hungery Girl Junkie.

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  • on February 08, 2012

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    Very very tasty!!! I love this recipe, it was so easy to make and my family loved it!!!!

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  • on December 28, 2011

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    This is my favorite Hungry Girl recipe so far! I loved it and so did my entire family! I wouldn't be disappointed if I got this served in a mexican restrant! Thank you Hungry Girl!!

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