Rice & Ham-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

62  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 50 min total
  • Makes 2 servings, 1 stuffed chicken breast each.

Chive and onion cream cheese spread gives this dish great flavor. As a bonus, the cracker crumb coating helps to keep the chicken perfectly moist.

Rice & Ham-Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe


  • 1/4 cup chive and onion cream cheese spread
  • 1/2 cup cooked instant white rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1/2 lb.), pounded to 1/4-inch thickness
  • 6 slices deli-style smoked ham
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 8 RITZ Crackers, crushed


  • Preheat  oven to 400°F. Mix cream cheese spread, rice and spinach until well blended.
  • Place  chicken breasts, top-sides down, on large cutting board. Top each with 3 ham slices and half of the rice mixture. Starting at one of the short ends, tightly roll up each chicken breast. Dip in egg, then in cracker crumbs, turning to evenly coat each chicken breast. Place in greased 8-inch square baking dish.
  • Bake  35 to 40 min. or until chicken is cooked through (170°F).

Recipe Tips

Serving SuggestionServe with steamed green beans or broccoli.

How to Pound Chicken BreastsPlace 2 chicken breasts in large freezer-weight resealable plastic bag. Pound the chicken with the side of a heavy can, rolling pin or meat mallet until chicken is 1/4-inch thick.

SubstituteSubstitute instant brown rice for the white rice.


Nutrition Information

Makes 2 servings, 1 stuffed chicken breast each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 400 
    • Total fat 18 g
    • Saturated fat 8 g
    • Cholesterol 220 mg
    • Sodium 700 mg
    • Carbohydrate 23 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 4 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 36 g
    • Vitamin A 35 %DV
    • Vitamin C 4 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 10 %DV
    • Iron 20 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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