Garlic cheese Chicken Roll

 

chicken rolled in bacon

Garlic cheese Chicken Roll

Going back to the 80's today with this one and using soft cheese with herbs for this delicious bacon and chicken roll. Well under a fiver with yellow sticker chicken breast. Chicken wrapped in pancetta with a garlic and herb centre, on a bed of pureed potato with a chicken jus, served with honey glazed puree carrots. OR, as it's known in my house; chicken wrapped in bacon with mash potato, chicken gravy and mashed carrots.

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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Servings 4
Calories 582 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 Chicken Breasts
  • 300 g Garlic and herb soft cheese
  • 1 tbsp English mustard
  • Half Lemon, Juiced
  • 1 Pack smoked streaky bacon
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • 1 tbsp Honey

Instructions
 

  • This one is a little more tricky. However not too bad. If I can do it, then I'm sure you can too. First of all, I put the cheese, mustard and lemon into a bowl and mixed together.
  • I took each chicken breast and carefully cut throw the middle. It felt to me to be the appearance of of a book. It essentially makes the chicken thinner and quicker to cook. If you want the technical term its called 'butterfly the chicken breast' Anyway, I covered all of the cut chicken with cling film and bashed it with a rolling pin to make a rectangle about 3cm thick.
  • I then got myself some baking parchment and lay it on the work surface and put the bacon side by side and slightly overlapping. I then lay the chicken over the top of the bacon. Finally I spread the cheese mix over the top of it all.
    bacon and chicken roll
  • Using the edge of the baking parchment I rolled the lot, toking it all in as I went. I then used some string to tie it together before wrapping in cling film and putting it in the fridge until it was ready to be cooked.
    bacon and chicken roll
  • To cook, I removed the cling film and placed it seem side down on a baking tray and cooked for an hour at 180 degrees. Then I let it rest for 15 minutes. In the mean time I prepared the mash potato and carrots. I decided to mash the carrots for a change. Whilst mashing them, I added the honey.
    chicken dinner

Nutrition

Calories: 582kcalCarbohydrates: 4.8gProtein: 42.8gFat: 41.6gSaturated Fat: 22.2gCholesterol: 139mgSodium: 1475mgPotassium: 449mgFiber: 0.6gSugar: 4.3gCalcium: 0mgIron: 0mg
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