Air Fryer Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast

Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast
Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast over zucchini noodles

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.

Chicken Fabrication:

Butterfly Chicken Breasts

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.

Flattened Chicken Breasts

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.

Pizza Stuffing:

Shaped Pizza Stuffing

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.

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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.
Servings Prep Time
2 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
18 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
18 Minutes
Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast
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.
Servings Prep Time
2 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
18 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
2 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
18 Minutes
Ingredients
Pizza Stuffing:
Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Service:
Servings: People
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Instructions
  1. Gather all ingredients together and probably measure into containers.
  2. Grate mozzarella cheese using the course side of box grater.
  3. Sauté the onions, peppers and garlic with some olive oil. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Combine together sautéed veggies with cheeses, pepperoni and pizza seasoning.
  5. Divide the stuffing into number of portions, forming large quenelle. Set aside
  6. Trim chicken breasts free of fat and cartilage.
  7. Butterfly chicken breasts using boning knife or pairing knife.
  8. Place plastic wrap over chicken breasts
  9. Pound chicken breast with meat mallet, flatten evenly.
  10. Season chicken breast with salt, pepper and pizza seasoning.
  11. Place a portion of pizza cheese and pepperoni filling onto each breast.
  12. Roll up chicken breasts to completely enrobing filling. Sprinkle pizza seasoning, salt and pepper over each stuffed chicken breasts.
  13. Combine panko bread crumbs with Parmesan cheese in a bowl.
  14. Combine flour, pizza seasoning, salt and pepper together in bowl.
  15. Set up breading station to coat each stuffed chicken breasts. First seasoned flour mixture, next beaten eggs in bowl, then seasoned bread crumbs.
  16. Dredging chicken breast into seasoned flour, then put into egg wash coating stuffed chicken breasts well.
  17. Place the egg wash coated chicken breast into seasoned bread crumbs. Coat stuffed chicken breasts well.
  18. Place coated chicken breasts on tray and spray with olive oil.
  19. Set air fryer to 350 degrees
  20. Set timer for 20 minutes, turn chicken breasts half way in to cooking process.
  21. Remove air fried Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breasts and let rest 5 minutes.
  22. Cut stuffed chicken breasts in half on bias.
  23. Place on bed on sautéed zucchini noodles. Top with pizza sauce and freshly grated Parmesan Cheese.
    Pizza Stuffed Chicken Breast
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