Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Pesto Roll Ups

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Pesto Rolls

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Rolls are a simple dinner idea! Easy chicken rolls recipe filled with pesto and cream cheese baked until golden brown. Serve with roasted asparagus for a low carb recipe and Keto diet meal.
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Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Amy Locurto

Ingredients

  • 4 thinly sliced chicken breasts
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon pesto
  • Freshly ground pepper
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Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Combine cream cheese, pesto and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Place wax paper or foil over one chicken breast on a plate and beat with a rolling pin to thin even more.
  • Spread a spoonful of cream cheese mixture on the chicken breast and roll it up.
  • Beat the egg in a bowl. Place bead crumbs in a dish.
  • Use a spoon to rub some egg on the chicken roll
  • Gently place the chicken roll in the breadcrumbs dish and cover entirely with the crumbs.
  • Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Add a toothpick in the middle to hold the chicken roll together.
  • Repeat until all chicken breasts are in the baking dish.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and crispy.

Notes

If you want the top of chicken to be extra crispy, turn the oven on high broil for the last 3-5 minutes of bake time.

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Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 414mg | Potassium: 504mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1.9mg
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