Easy Pizza Stuffed Chicken (Low Carb)
A simple and delicious dinner that comes together in minutes and brings all the pizza flavors with none of the pizza carbs.
We just found a new chicken dish to add to our rotation. This is beyond easy to make – it literally comes together in less than 30 minutes! The kids love it because of the pizza flavors and I love it because its low carb.
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Easy Pizza Stuffed Chicken
- 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1/3 cup marinara (or pesto)
- 1 cup shredded mozzarella
- 2 oz pepperoni slices
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1/3 cup grated parmesan
- 1/2 tsp each onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, dried oregano
- Preheat your oven to 425℉ or your air fryer to 400℉. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Slice your chicken breast in half lengthwise almost to the end but keeping it intact as one piece of chicken. You want a flap or book type situation. Season the inside of each piece with salt and pepper to taste. Then add in 2 tablespoons of marinara to the interior of each piece and spread out. Next add in 1/3 of the mozzarella and top with 7 slices of pepperoni. Fold the chicken flap over and press down. Season the tops of the chicken with salt and pepper to taste.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the the grated parmesan and all spices until incorporated. Sprinkle this mixture evenly on all of the tops of the chicken breasts. Bake for 20-25 minutes in your oven or 18-20 minutes in your air fryer. Thickest part of chicken should have an internal temperature of over 165℉.
Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 987mg | Potassium: 600mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 300mg | Iron: 1mg
really easy to make and yummy
Hi Ellie, glad you liked it! Thank you for the kind feedback!