Mustard-stuffed chicken

Mustard-stuffed chicken

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(458 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4

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Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal367
  • fat19g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs0g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein49g
  • salt1.93g
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Ingredients

  • 125g ball mozzarella, torn into small pieces
  • 50g strong cheddar, grated
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  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breast fillets
  • 8 smoked streaky bacon rashers

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Mix the cheeses and mustard together. Cut a slit into the side of each chicken breast, then stuff with the mustard mixture. Wrap each stuffed chicken breast with 2 bacon rashers – not too tightly, but enough to hold the chicken together. Season, place on a baking sheet and roast for 20-25 mins.

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alkaline_fairy
30th Jul, 2015
Not great. I have done the normal boursin/soft cheese wrapped in bacon/prosciutto and thought this combination would be interesting but unfortunately most of the filling leaked out (and solidified?!) and everything else got a bit soggy. Disappointed really, as cheese, mustard and chicken sounded amazing! Maybe iI'l give it a go with some ricotta or something.
abigailouisejacob
19th Jul, 2015
Delicious meal ! I used garlic and herb boursin with mustard , wrapped in parma ham . Served with baby new potatoes , roasted tomatoes and green beans . Very very Nice would definitely be making again.
dwatson27
17th Mar, 2015
5.05
Made this again tonight for the umpteenth time! Never fails!!! So gorgeous!! So simple! Served with boiled potatoes, carrots and green beans! I recommend this recipe to cooking novices everywhere. You can't go wrong! My husband loves it! A great family favourite!!!
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jennabush
17th Mar, 2015
5.05
Goes together well with spinach pasta too:) Also, did a little improvisation by adding pesto and cheddar in place of mozzarella, as I had run out, works great. Mustard and pesto is a great combination for this dish. Overall, great recipe, Cheers!
hungrymarco
15th Nov, 2014
5.05
Excellent recipe and very easy to make. I seasoned with some olive oil and little sea salt and pepper. Total perfection with steamed veggies, potato wedges and peppercorn sauce.
lemonmelts
7th Nov, 2014
5.05
Delicious! I made some amendments like other commenters - used garlic and herb boursin and parma ham. One of the easiest dinners ever - just assemble chicken and leave in oven until it's done. Had it with new potatoes and tenderstem broccolli.
dwatson27
4th Nov, 2014
5.05
Made this so many times now and always a great favourite. You can't go wrong it's so tasty. Cook for at least 50 mins tho to make sure it's cooked through Serve with new potatoes, carrots and string beans My hubby and grown up daughter love it for evening dinner or for lunch next day. My daughters friends always comment on how good it smells and she tells them how tasty it is too! Have a go ! It's so simple
michaelaproctor
25th Sep, 2014
5.05
What an amazing tasty dish!! Made this tonight and all plates are clean, so delicious. Made it with baby potatoes, tomatoes on vine (with the chicken) and spring greens with lemon and garlic dressing (also on this website) YUM!
ccrimeen
10th Jul, 2014
5.05
I made this last night for friends…it is so easy and delicious. I used peppered boursin cheese (on reading other posts) and it stayed together well despite not having cocktail sticks. I did baste the exposed chicken ends from time to time so as not to dry. Will certainly made this again.
ccrimeen
10th Jul, 2014
5.05
I made this last night for friends….delicious! Easy and quick yet really impressive tasting and looking. I used peppered boursin cheese simply because of others' comments…and it was just lovely. I made it ahead of time so the cheese mixture had a chance to settle a little. Didn't use cocktail sticks but it all seemed to stay together when cooking. I did baste the exposed chicken ends a little during baking just to make sure they didn't dry. Will certainly make this again.

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