About this recipe:In this easy chicken breast recipe, chicken is smothered in a herbed butter, then topped with mozzarella and wrapped in Parma ham. The chicken is baked and the ham gets nice and crispy. Delicious!
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
4 cloves garlic, chopped
handful of chopped fresh thyme
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets
175g grated mozzarella cheese (opitional)
12 slices of Parma ham
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:40min › Ready in:50min
In a mixing bowl combine the basil, salt, pepper, garlic, thyme and butter.
Spread butter mix on the chicken. Lay three slices of ham overlapping on a work surface. Place chicken breast on top and sprinkle with grated cheese. Wrap the ham over the top of the chicken. Secure with a wooden skewer if necessary. Repeat for the remaining three chicken breasts.