Greek Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken: A Mediterranean Delicacy


Embark on a culinary journey to the Mediterranean with Greek Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken. This exquisite dish combines the earthy flavors of spinach with the creamy tang of feta cheese, all enveloped in juicy chicken breasts. It's a symphony of flavors that brings a touch of Greek elegance to your dining table, perfect for a special occasion or a sophisticated weeknight dinner.

Greek Spinach and Feta Stuffed Chicken: A Mediterranean Delicacy

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 stuffed chicken breast

Nutritional Profile (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 320 kcal
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Sodium: 690mg
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 1g


  • Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless: 4 (about 800g / 1.76 lbs)
  • Fresh spinach, chopped: 200g (7 oz)
  • Feta cheese, crumbled: 150g (5.3 oz)
  • Garlic, minced: 10g (0.35 oz)
  • Dried oregano: 5g (0.2 oz)
  • Olive oil: 30ml (1 oz)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare Filling: In a bowl, mix together the spinach, feta cheese, garlic, and oregano.
  3. Prepare Chicken: Make a pocket in each chicken breast and stuff it with the spinach-feta mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook: In an oven-safe skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sear the chicken on both sides until golden. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Secure the Pocket: Use toothpicks to secure the pocket if necessary.
  • Don’t Overcook: Keep an eye on the chicken to ensure it remains juicy and doesn’t dry out.
  • Searing: Searing the chicken before baking adds flavor and helps retain juices.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use frozen spinach?

Yes, just make sure to thaw and squeeze out excess moisture.

What can I serve with this dish?

Serve with a Greek salad, roasted vegetables, or rice pilaf.

Can I prepare this in advance?

Yes, you can stuff the chicken ahead of time and keep it refrigerated until ready to cook.

How do I store leftovers?

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.