Chicken Muffins

These chicken muffins are very moist, juicy and flavorful. You can have them as a meal or as a quick snack. My friend Anna Owens shared this recipe with me.
Chicken Muffins


  • 18 ounces chicken breast halves
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
  • 3/4 cup cheese (grated, mixture of Cheddar and Parmeggiano Reggiano)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter (softened)
  • salt
  • pepper
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
35 minutes
Total time:
45 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 35 minutes | Total time: 45 minutes


1. Get a chopping board and lightly pound chicken breasts, then chop them. Transfer chicken meat to a medium bowl.
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2. Add onion and egg, season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix all ingredients well.
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3. Preheat oven to 360F (180C).
4. Grease muffin pan with some butter and some cream.
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5. Spoon the mixture into each muffin cup leaving some space.
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6. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.
7. Meanwhile, mix cheese, garlic and whipping cream in a medium bowl.
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8. Remove muffin pan from the oven and top each muffin with cheese and cream mixture.
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9. Return to the oven and bake for another 15-20 minutes, until set and lightly browned.
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marisa May 24, 2013 7:58 PM
Just made these for my family and they were amazing!

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