Crab & Asiago Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe 

Chicken and Crab really go well together.  Add some Asiago cheese and diced Jalapenos to the mix and you've got some very tasty grilled stuffed chicken breasts. 

Try to choose nice plump boneless skinless chicken breasts as you'll be pounding them out flat before rolling the stuffing mixture in them. 

crab stuffed chicken breasts

A little French salad dressing is added to the stuffing to keep it nice and moist.

After turning these on the grill you'll brush the tops with a smooth creamy Honey-Dijon basting sauce that puts a nice crispy glaze on them.

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› Crab Stuffed Chicken Breast recipe


Serves: 6

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes

Direct Heat: 400F

What you'll need:

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 cans chunk crab meat, drained.
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 cup shredded Asiago cheese
  • 1/4 cup French salad dressing
  • butchers twine for tying
  • 1/4 cup liquid honey 
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

how to make crab stuffing

Step 1:
In a medium bowl add the 2 cans of drained chunk crab meat, diced jalapenos, garlic and juice from 1/2 a lemon.


crab and cheese stuffing

Stir in the Asiago cheese and French salad dressing.

Cover and set aside.


how to flatten chicken

Step 2:
Remove the tenderloins from each chicken breast and trim off any excess fat.

Place a breast on a cutting board, cover with plastic wrap.

Carefully and gently pound each breast to about 1/2" thick.

stuffing chicken with crab and cheese

Spread about 1/4" of the stuffing mixture on top of each flattened chicken breast.

Carefully roll up each piece from the smallest end to the widest end and secure with butchers twine.


chicken stuffed with crab meat

If any stuffing falls out when your rolling the chicken just poke it back in after tying.


honey dijon

Step 3:
Preheat the grill to 400F and oil the grates liberally.

While the grills heating up mix together the 1/4 cup honey, tablespoon dijon mustard and tablespoon lemon juice. 

Cover and set aside.


grilled chicken stuffed with crab

Very lightly oil each chicken breast and place it on the preheated, oiled grill and close the lid.

After 5 minutes wiggle each piece to loosen it from the grill and move each piece around the grill without flipping them.

After about 15 - 20 minutes check under each piece, if grilling up nicely then go ahead and flip them over.

Lightly brush each piece with some of the honey-dijon glaze.

Once the internal temperature of the chicken meat (not the stuffing) reaches 165F then remove from the grill, cover and let sit 5 minutes before serving.

Enjoy!

bbq chicken stuffed with crab

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