It's creamy, it's crispy, it's delicious!
4 cups fresh baby spinach
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tsp plus 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
1/2 cup garlic-herb cheese spread
2/3 cup plus 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs, divided
1/2 tsp salt, divided
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 oz each)
1 egg, beaten
1/4 tsp pepper
In a large skillet,saute spinach and garlic in 2 tsp oil until spinach is wilted. Remove from the heat. Stir in the cheese spread, 2/3 cup bread crumbs and 1/4 tsp salt. Cut a pocket in the thickest part of each chicken breast; fill with spinach mixture. Secure with toothpicks.
Place egg in shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the pepper and remaining bread crumbs and salt. Dip chicken in egg, then coat with bread crumb mixture.
in a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in oil for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170. Discard toothpicks before serving.