Pesto and Mozzarella Chicken Roulade

Pesto and Mozzarella Chicken Roulade


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About this recipe: The basil pesto in this chicken roulade gives the dish a special punch in flavour. Try enhancing this dish by adding sun-dried tomatoes into each roulade. Serve for lunch or dinner.


Serves: 4 

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, pounded to 5mm thickness
  • 250ml basil pesto
  • 4 Mozzarella cheese, thickly sliced

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr5min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Spread 2 to 3 tablespoons of the pesto sauce onto each flattened chicken breast. Place one slice of Mozzarella over the pesto. Roll up tightly, and secure with cocktail sticks. Place in a lightly greased baking dish.
  3. Bake uncovered for 45 to 50 minutes in the preheated oven, until chicken is nicely browned and juices run clear.

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