Artichoke-Stuffed Chicken Thighs

Number of Servings: 4 (250g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 45 min.
Artichoke-Stuffed Chicken Thighs

These easy chicken thighs are stuffed with flavor. Though canned artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes can be tempting for convenience, they can also have a lot of added sodium. Look for frozen artichokes and get your sun-dried tomatoes dry-packed, not in oil.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown rice
  • ⅓ cup low-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup spinach, chopped
  • ¼ cup frozen artichoke hearts, chopped
  • ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook rice according to package directions.
  3. While rice cooks, stir together the cream cheese, spinach, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, and basil.
  4. Flatten the chicken thighs to an even thickness and divide the mixture evenly between them. Roll them up gently.
  5. In a large, oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high. Place the chicken rolls in the pan and sear on all sides until brown (4-5 minutes).
  6. Add the chicken broth to the skillet and cover. Bake in the oven until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F (20-25 minutes). Remove from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes.
  7. Serve hot over cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 250g

Amount per serving
Calories 430
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 117mg 38%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 36g
Protein 29g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 86.6mg 6%
Iron 2.8mg 15%
Potassium 695mg 15%
Vitamin A 104.8mcg 10%
Vitamin C 6.1mg 6%
Vitamin E 1.8mg 15%
Vitamin K 90.8mcg 80%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 14.8mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.8mg 45%
Folate 51.2mcg 13%
Vitamin B12 0.9mcg 40%
Biotin 0.9mcg 4%
Chloride 16.2mg 0%
Pantothenate 2.4mg 40%
Phosphorus 403.9mg 30%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 119.6mg 30%
Zinc 3.1mg 25%
Selenium 38mcg 70%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 2.1mg 90%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0.4mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Chicken Thighs, Brown Rice, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Lowfat Cream Cheese (pasteurized Milk And Cream, Skim Milk, Cheese Culture, Salt, Stabilizers (carob Bean And/or Xanthan And/or Guar Gums), Basil, Artichokes, Spinach, Olive Oil, Sun Dried Tomatoes.

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