Feta and pancetta stuffed chicken breasts

    45 min

    Make this for a special weeknight meal. Creamy feta cheese and pancetta stuffed chicken breasts baked in herbed lemon oil.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 8 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 dessertspoon lemon juice
    • 4 cloves crushed garlic
    • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
    • 4 slices feta cheese
    • 4 slices pancetta, fried and drained

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas mark 4.
    2. In a small bowl, combine the oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
    3. Make a slit down 1 side of each chicken breast to form a pocket. Stuff each chicken breast with 1 slice feta cheese and 1 slice pancetta. Secure open sides with cocktail sticks. Place chicken in a 23x33cm (9x13 in) baking dish and pour oil mixture over chicken.
    4. Bake uncovered in preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes.

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    excellent  -  25 Jun 2012


    All I can say is 3 totally clean plates. My 15 year old daughter announced "OMG mum this is gorgeous". Total thumbs up!  -  24 Jan 2014


    Lovely but next time I'll reduce the quantity of oil. I served with Actifry chips, peas and carrots.  -  10 Apr 2015

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