How to make Cheese and Pepper Stuffed Chicken -

The creaminess of cheese and the sharpness of pepper go well with chicken.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless Chicken Breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

For more recipes related to Cheese and Pepper Stuffed Chicken checkout Chicken Pasanda, Thai Style Chicken Breasts in Foil, Bhuna Murgh Anda Masala, Chengfu Chicken . You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Baked Mozarella Chicken Cheesy Achari Chicken Chicken in Burnt Chilli Sauce Chicken Rendang

Cheese and Pepper Stuffed Chicken

Cheese and Pepper Stuffed Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese and Pepper Stuffed Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless Chicken Breasts 4

  • Cottage Cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1/2 cup

  • Yellow bell pepper finely chopped 1 small

  • Green capsicum finely chopped 1 small

  • Red bell pepper finely chopped 1 small

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Dried mixed herbs 2 teaspoons

  • Oil 3 teaspoons

  • Butter 3 tablespoons

  • Capers 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Step 2

Trim the sides of the chicken breasts and make a pocket in them.

Step 3

Sprinkle salt, crushed peppercorns and half teaspoon oil on the chicken breasts and rub well. Set aside to marinate for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 4

Put cottage cheese, mozzarella cheese, yellow pepper, capsicum, red pepper, salt, crushed peppercorns and dried herbs in a bowl and mix well.

Step 5

Stuff the chicken pockets with the cottage cheese mixture.

Step 6

Heat one and a half teaspoons oil in a non-stick pan, pace the stuffed chicken breasts on it and sear for a minute on each side.

Step 7

Place the chicken on a baking tray, put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for twelve to fifteen minutes.

Step 8

To make butter-caper sauce, heat remaining oil and butter in a non-stick pan. Add capers and mash them with the back of a mixing spoon.

Step 9

Add crushed peppercorns and salt and mix well. Cook for half a minute and remove from heat.

Step 10

Slice stuffed chicken and place on a serving platter. Reheat the sauce and pour over the chicken slices and serve immediately.

website of the year 2013
website of the year 2014
website of the year 2016
MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.