Low Carb Stuffed Caprese Chicken Hasselback Recipe is a great Gluten-gree and Grain-Free dinner option in indulge into. The Italian flair you get with this easy and quick recipe will add a great overall experience.
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I have decided to make this
My family loved it so much, that at the end they have asked me to make it again and again and something else close to it.
What is Hasselback?
Hasselback name comes from a very popular Swedish Hotel Restaurant based in Stockholm called Hasselbacken, where their favorite Potato recipe has been served on a daily menu since 1953. The famous Hasselback potato was created by Leif Elisson from Värmland who was one of the restaurant’s trainee chefs at that time.
It has become so popular, that people started experimenting with this recipe at home and most of the international chefs have created their own version of Hasselback, using various ingredients instead of potatoes. One of them is a chicken, which we will be making today.
Why Stuffed Caprese Chicken Hasselback recipe works?
And therefore this recipe, which you can make in the middle of dark rainy days or the coldest winter, the mood is always uplifted.
Let us started.
How to prepare Stuffed Caprese Chicken Hasselback?
Ingredients you need to make this Stuffed Caprese Chicken Hasselback:
- Chicken Breasts
- Sliced Tomatoes
- Sliced mozarella Cheese
- Basil Leaves
- Virgin Olive Oil
- Salt & Pepper
First Step: Prepare the Chicken Breasts
Using a sharp knife, make 4-5 slits on the top side of chicken breasts. Make sure it is not fully cut, so your chicken breast will stay compact. I normally cut it into 3/4 of the breast, to be able to fill them in.
Second Step: Fill the Chicken Breasts
Fill each slit with one piece of tomato, mozzarella and one bigger leave of Basil. Continue, until you have filled all the chicken breasts prepared.
Third Step: Baking Tray
At this point, heat up the oven to 200C or 400F.
Line a baking tray with parchement paper and gently place the chicken breassts with filling on top of the tray.
Fourth Step: Olive Oil
Once your chicken breasts are nicely spread all over the tray, sprinkle the generously with Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Fifth Step: Salt & Pepper
As the last step, sprinkle salt and pepper. At this point, you can add more flavor by using your favourite seasoning, probably some additional herbs like Marjoram or oregano. If you do have to be lucky to have an Italian seasoning at home, use this as well.
Sixth Step: Bake and enjoy
Frequently asked Questions and answers
What do you serve Stuffed Caprese Chicken Hasselback with?
Since this lovely Stuffed chicken is already filled with flavor, a simple salad will just do fine. As you see on the photos, I have used our Avocado Egg Salad, which has worked perfectly well also. Low Carb Tabbouleh Salad could be another alternative as a side dish as well as Creamed Spinach.
Can you freeze Hasselback chicken?
Once it is fully baked and you have some leftover, then yes. You can Freeze it.
I would though not suggest freezing the raw stuffed chicken due to the
What substitute can you use instead of Mozzarella and Tomatoes for Stuffed Chicken?
Very popular is to use bacon and cheese or Ham and cheese. But you can add almost anything you come up with like broccoli, jalapeno peppers, spinach, and goat cheese, zucchinis, peppers and onion, different pesto, artichokes, ricotta, fetta cheese, mushrooms, sundried tomatoes. Think out of the box.
You can also try something completely different like this Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers recipe as an example. .
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- 4 chicken breasts
- 2 tomatoes
- 2 Mozarella
- 1/2 cup Basil leaves
- olive oil
- salt pepper
- Heat up the oven to 200C or 400F
- Using a sharp knife, make 4-5 slits on the top side of chicken breasts. Make sure it is not fully cut, so your chicken breast will stay compact. I normally cut it into 3/4 of the breast, to be able to fill them in.
- Fill each slit with one piece of tomato, mozzarella and one bigger leave of Basil. Continue, until you have filled all the chicken breasts prepared.
- Line a baking tray with parchement paper and gently place the chicken breassts with filling on top of the tray.
- Once your chicken breasts are nicely spread all over the tray, sprinkle the generously with Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Sprinkle salt and pepper. At this point, you can add more flavor by using your favourite seasoning, probably some additional herbs like Marjoram or oregano.
- Bake for approximatelly 25 minutes
- Bon Appetit
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Amount Per Serving Calories 284Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 113mgSodium 326mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 41g
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