Chicken breasts wrapped in Parma ham

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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!

Sharney

Ingredients
Serves: 4 

  • 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

Method
Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a mixing bowl combine the basil, salt, pepper, garlic, thyme and butter.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake in oven at 180 C / Gas 4 for 40 minutes.

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Reviews (4)

amberrose
10

- 17 Mar 2011

emjay
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7

I added some sliced chorizo with the mozarella and used serrano ham as I couldn't get parma. Excellent recipe! - 03 Jun 2012

emma26
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4

very nice and easly prepared in advance. - 11 Apr 2011

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