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How fun is this Philly Cheese Steak Hasselback Chicken?! Slices of provolone cheese, bell pepper, and onion get stuffed into pockets of seasoned chicken breasts, then baked. The results are moist and delicious! Super easy weeknight meal.
Philly Cheese Steak Hasselback Chicken
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Provolone cheese, bell pepper, and onion are stuffed into seasoned chicken breast slits for this moist and delicious Philly Cheese Steak Hasselback Chicken!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, gluten free, hasselback, keto, philly cheese steak
Servings: 4
Calories: 293 kcal
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil ,divided
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 ounces provolone cheese ,sliced into pieces
  • 1/2 small green bell pepper ,thinly sliced
  • 1/4 small sweet onion ,thinly sliced
Optional sauce, for serving
  • 1/2 cup mayonaise
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. Make 5-6 crosswise slits (depending how big the chicken is) in the top of each chicken breast with a paring knife, cutting about three-quarters of the way through.

  3. Rub the chicken all over with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, then rub with the Italian seasoning, making sure to season the inside of the slits. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Place on the prepared baking sheet.

  4. Toss the bell pepper and onion with the remaining olive oil. Sprinkle with a touch of salt and pepper.

  5. Stuff the sliced provolone and vegetables into each slit.

  6. Roast the chicken until it is cooked through, about 15 minutes or until an internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

  7. Combine all the sauce ingredients, if using, and serve with the chicken.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional values do not include the optional sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Philly Cheese Steak Hasselback Chicken
Amount Per Serving (4 servings)
Calories 293 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 91mg30%
Sodium 379mg16%
Potassium 473mg14%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Protein 31g62%
Vitamin A 320IU6%
Vitamin C 8.8mg11%
Calcium 228mg23%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.