Baked Greek Chicken

We’re always looking for new recipes for chicken breasts, and this is a delicious one and easy to make too. Just a few simple ingredients: red onion, garlic, frozen spinach, feta cheese, seasonings, breadcrumbs and boneless skinless chicken breasts.

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Baked Greek Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • ½ medium red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped divided
  • 1 (10 oz) box thawed, chopped spinach
  • 2/3 cup crumbled Greek feta cheese
  • 1/8 tsp. grated nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 Tbsps. Butter
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Heat 1 tablespoom olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onion and 2/3 of the garlic; cook until softened.
  • Transfer to a medium bowl to cool.
  • Then, add spinach, feta, and nutmeg; toss to mix, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Melt butter in the same skillet, turn off the heat and stir in the breadcrumbs, oregano, and remaining garlic.
  • Coat a baking dish or baking sheet with the remaining olive oil.
  • Split each chicken breast across lengthwise (but not all the way through) and stuff with the spinach and feta mixture.
  • Place the stuffed chicken breasts in the baking dish or on the baking sheet and top with the breadcrumb mixture.
  • Bake until breadcrumbs are toasty, and the chicken juices run clear about 25 minutes.

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