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Southwest Stuffed Chicken Breasts

For an easy weeknight meal, try this Southwest-inspired recipe featuring tender, juicy chicken breast stuffed with a zesty Tex-Mex cheese filling.

Southwest Stuffed Chicken Breasts


  • Chicken Breast (4 to 6)
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 8 oz chorizo
  • 1/2 diced onion
  • 1/4 C Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 C black beans
  • 1/4 C roasted corn
  • 1 lime
  • Cilantro
  • Salt, pepper, garlic, onion powder, cumin, chili powder, smoked paprika (optional)


  1. In a skillet, chorizo and onion together until cooked through.
  2. Add chorizo mixture to bowl and combine with cream cheese.
  3. Add in beans, corn, half of your cilantro, shredded cheese and mix. Cover and set aside in fridge.
  4. Season chicken breasts with spices, and slice almost through horizontally to make a pocket for the stuffing.
  5. Once stuffing has chilled, add to the chicken.
  6. Heat skillet with a smoke-point cooking oil, then sear both sides of chicken.
  7. After searing, finish cooking in the oven at 400 degrees, until the internal temperature of chicken reaches 165.
  8. Serve with a fresh squeeze of lime and cilantro to top it off.

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