Cheese Stuffed Chicken Thighs

Cheese Stuffed Chicken Thighs

Stuffed with a cheesy breadcrumb center, these herbed chicken thighs are bursting with flavor.

Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (10)

  • 8 Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • ¼ tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • ½ lb Provolone Cheese
  • ½ cup Chopped Sage
  • 1 cup Plain Dried Breadcrumbs
  • 1 Lemon
  • 3 Eggs
  • ¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 T Honey


  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Sprinkle both sides of thighs with salt and pepper.
  3. Combine cheese, sage, breadcrumbs and lemon rind. Add eggs and stir well. Place a small mound (2 to 3 tablespoons) of breadcrumb mixture on each thigh. Roll up tightly to cover filling. Place on a sheet pan or baking dish, seam side down Roast 30 minutes.
  4. Combine olive oil and honey; mix well. Remove thighs from oven and brush with olive oil-honey mixture. Roast another 5 minutes, or until thighs are golden. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.