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Stuffed Chicken Leg Recipe
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Stuffed Chicken Leg Recipe

1 Hr(s) 20 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
50 Min(s) Cook
Your search through chicken leg recipes is over. Our stuffed chicken leg recipe is easy thanks to the STOVE TOP Stuffing that enables our 8-serving entrée.
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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 Tbsp. olive oil
2 cups shredded zucchini (about 2 medium zucchini)
1 medium onion, finely chopped
3/4 cup water
1 pkg. (6 oz.) STOVE TOP Herb Seasoned Stuffing Mix
1 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Italian* Five Cheese Blend
8 bone-in and skin-on chicken legs
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Let's Make It
1
Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add zucchini and onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Remove from heat. Stir in water, stuffing mix and cheese until well blended. Cover and set aside.
2
Insert your fingers carefully between the meat and skin of each chicken leg to form a pocket. Fill pockets evenly with the stuffing mixture. Place, filled sides up, in shallow baking pan.
3
Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Serving Suggestion
Serve with hot steamed vegetables and whole wheat bread for a simple dinner for 8 people.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute 8 boneless skinless chicken breasts for the chicken legs. To make a pocket for the stuffing, horizontally insert knife into thickest part of meat and cut a wide deep pocket, being carefully to not cut all of the way through the breast. Press stuffing mixture evenly into pockets. Bake 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
Tip 3
Substitute
Prepare as directed, using your favorite KRAFT Shredded Cheese.
Nutrition
Calories
440
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g
31%
Saturated Fat 8g
40%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 125mg
42%
Sodium 600mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates 18g
7%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 3g
6%
Protein 36g
72%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
10%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
Makes 8 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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