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Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Ham

This is a favorite dish in my home. It is deceptively easy to make and will have you looking like a gourmet chef!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Author Leandra Witchwood, ©2015, The Magick Kitchen


  • 4-6 oz Chicken Breasts boneless & skinless
  • 4 Sliced of Smoked Ham
  • 4 oz Smoked Gouda Cheese sliced thin
  • 1 C Fresh Spinach
  • 1/4 C Chicken Broth
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic pressed
  • 1 Med Yellow Onion Sliced thin
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  1. Take each chicken breast and with a very sharp knife, slice a pocket into the center. Salt and pepper the inside of this pocket.
  2. Inside the pocket layer the ham, cheese, and spinach. Press the chicken closed. If necessary use a tooth pick to keep the pocket closed.
  3. Salt and pepper the outside of the chicken.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over med-high heat, gently lay the chicken breasts in the skillet and sear each side.
  5. Pour chicken broth into the skillet with the chicken, and cover. Reduce to a simmer and cook 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  6. Remove the chicken from the skillet; add the onion and garlic to the broth, and allow the broth to reduce by half. Stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve chicken topped with sauce and enjoy!