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Gouda Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Gouda Stuffed and Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breast


3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
4-8 slices of bacon (we use non-nitrate bacon) 
2 cups of shredded smoked gouda cheese

4 slices of  smoked gouda cheese
1 cup of baby spinach chopped
1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1⁄2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1⁄2 teaspoon pepper

2 Tablesppons of Kerrygold butter



  • Combine cayenne pepper, garlic salt, smoked paprika, and pepper in a medium bowl.

  • Combine shredded gouda cheese and spinach.

  • Butterfly each chicken breast (slice in the middle, almost all the way through but do not cut in half)

  • Season Chicken breast on all sides with seasoning mix (rub into ensure chicken is well seasoned) 

  • Spread gouda/spinach mix (stuffing) between each chicken breast and fold closed. 

  • Wrap each stuffed chicken breast with a slice of bacon and tuck a slice of Gouda cheese under the bacon.

  • Add 2 Tablespoons of Kerrygold butter to the skillet.

  • Brown in cast iron skillet over medium heat until bacon just begins to crisp a bit.

  • Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for about  20 minutes or until chicken is done.

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