Pizza stuffed chicken breasts low carbohydrates and higher in protein:
Hungry for pizza but don’t want all those carbohydrates, well the Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breasts is the perfect choice. With a taste like a pizza chicken Parmesan, that’s stuffed with cheese, sweet peppers and pepperoni. Served with favorite pizza sauce of your choice, then topped with freshly grated Parmesan Cheese. Air Frying the stuffed chicken breasts reduces the fats down to minimal. Swapping out cooked pasta with sautéed zucchini noodles really helps reduce carbohydrates,and provide more vegetables into diet.
To obtain a wonderful stuffed chicken select nice size chicken breasts. Trim the excess fat and cartilage with sharp boning knife or pairing knife. Next cut through thicker part horizontally through middle of the breast until half inch from end. Fold open the breasts up to look like a open book.
Next cover butterfly chicken with plastic wrap, using a meat mallet pound chicken. Caution that you don’t pound holes into chicken breasts, the goal is to have even flat chicken breasts to be stuffed. Before stuffing the chicken season each breast with salt, pepper and pizza seasoning.
Creative filling are almost infinite, picking right ingredients is matter of preference. This recipe uses familiar ingredients that everyone loves, Mozzarella, pepperoni, sweet peppers and onions. By all means be venturesome choosing your favorite companion as stuffing. A helpful hint is to have good binder like cheeses, cream cheese works very well to hold shape.
Air Fryer Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast
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Pizza stuffed chicken breasts cooked in air fryer is a quick low carbohydrate meal. This stuffed chicken breast tastes like pizza chicken Parmesan.
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