Tana Ramsay's breaded stuffed chicken breasts recipe

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Tana Ramsay's breaded stuffed chicken breasts recipe is the perfect option for a quick and healthy dinner - ready in just 20 minutes!

  • healthy
Preparation Time20 mins plus 5 mins chilling time
Cooking Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories462 Kcal23%
Fat5 g7%

Tana Ramsay's breaded stuffed chicken breasts recipe is the perfect option for a quick and healthy dinner. This healthy recipe for stuffed chicken breasts takes only 20 mins to prep and another 20 mins to cook, so you'll have a delicious dinner ready in just 40 mins. This recipes serves 2 people, so it's ideal for a romantic dinner or if you're having someone over but a little catch-up over food. If you need to feed more people, you can easily double up the ingredients to make more. This recipe is a fun twist on the classic stuffed chicken breast recipe and because it's breaded, it will go down especially well with the kids. The breadcrumbs used in this recipe are wholemeal, so they're better for you than other breaded foods. Serve with a fresh green salad on the side.


To make this stuffed chicken breast recipe


  • 2 skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 vine tomatoes, sliced
  • 75g reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • A handful of fresh basil, torn
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 2 shredded wheat, crushed
  • 25g wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • Black pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten

Serve with:

  • Green salad
  • 2tbsp fat-free French dressing




  1. To make this chicken breast recipe, slit the chicken breasts horizontally to make a pocket.
  2. Place the tomatoes, mozzarella and basil in a bowl and drizzle over the olive oil.
  3. Fill the chicken breasts with the tomato mixture and close together. Use cocktail sticks to hold each chicken breast together.
  4. Mix the crushed shredded wheat with the breadcrumbs and black pepper and tip on to a flat tray. Tip the beaten egg into a dish.
  5. Coat the chicken breasts in the egg, making sure you cover both sides. Then lay in the breadcrumb mix, make sure you cover both sides. If you have time, leave in the fridge for at least 5 mins before cooking as this helps the breadcrumbs to stick.
  6. About 15 mins before you are ready to cook the chicken, preheat the oven to 190ºC/374F/gas 5. Place the chicken breasts on to a lightly greased oven tray and bake in the oven for approximately 20 mins, turning over halfway through cooking until golden brown and cooked through.
  7. Serve with the green salad tossed in the dressing
Top Tip for making Tana Ramsay's breaded stuffed chicken breasts

For a guaranteed hit with kids, use the breadcrumb and shredded wheat mix to make healthier fish fingers or chicken goujons. Cut the fish or chicken into 2cm wide fingers, coat and cook as above.

Tana Ramsay
British author and TV personality

Tana Ramsay, born as Cayetana Elizabeth in 1974 in Croydon, is an English author and TV personality known for being married to celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey. Tana originally started her life as a Montessori-trained teacher. Despite being married to a celebrity chef, Tana is also a successful cook with her own range of best-selling cookery books, which include Tana Ramsay's Family Kitchen, Tana Ramsey's Real Family Food, Homemade, and Tana Ramsay's Kitchen Secrets. Having five children with her husband; Megan, Matilda, twins Jack and Holly, and Oscar, Tana says she centers her cooking around making food for her children and believes cooking together and eating together is the secret to healthy family life. So if you’re looking for lots of quick and easy family recipes, take a look at our Tana Ramsay recipes.