chorizo chili stuffed chicken

Chorizo Chili Stuffed Chicken

Serves: 2 people
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Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. back pepper
  • 1 can chili of your choice
  • 1 lb. mexican chorizo
  • 4-6 cheddar cheese cubes
  • ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese, for topping

Instructions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Lay chicken out on a cutting board and slice through the side creating a good sized pocket. Do this for each. Then set aside.
  3. Cook the chorizo in a skillet on medium-high heat for 10 minutes until crispy and cooked through. Turn off heat and set aside.
  4. Fill the chicken pocket with a half, half the chorizo, then a couple cheese cubes. Place into the greased cast iron skillet. Do this for both breasts.
  5. Place in the oven and bake for 45 minutes.
  6. When time is up, take out and sprinkle top with shredded cheddar cheese then place back into the oven for 2 minutes to melt the cheese.
  7. Cut and serve.