Mustard-stuffed chicken

Mustard-stuffed chicken

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(465 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins


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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  • 125g ball mozzarella, torn into small pieces
  • 50g strong cheddar, grated



    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 4 skinless boneless chicken breast fillets
  • 8 smoked streaky bacon rashers


  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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supercook69's picture
25th Apr, 2011
I made this at the weekend & its so lovely!!!! I stuck to the cheeses given in the recipe, I know a few reviewer said to use boursin, but if there referring to the garlic & herb one I just can't see how it would work with the mustard! I stuffed the breast well, so we had lots of gooey cheese. Plus I made some mustard & cream sauce to go with it, its sooo yummmy!! Served with roasted sweet potatoes & salad
24th Apr, 2011
I loved this recipe the way it is but will definitely try using some Boursin in it next time.
17th Apr, 2011
Really great recipe, I have now made many times and have started stuffing with only Boursin (or any other soft garlic cheese) Yum!
17th Apr, 2011
Ready to be put in the oven! Didn't have mozzarella nor cheddar so used crème fraîche and parmesan cheese, the stuffing tastes good! Will be served with fresh tagliatelle and green salad.
16th Apr, 2011
Lovely reciope all enjoyed
14th Apr, 2011
It was pleasent, with an elligant cup of tea t'could have excellent potentiol > soo nice i never made it before first time went brilliant :D
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Rowena Wilkes
12th Apr, 2011
mmmmmmmm........delicious! Certainly needs some gravy or sauce though as could potentially be a bit dry if overcooked
3rd Apr, 2011
Really good and worked perfectly, but a little heavy for me. I roasted some tomatoes and courgettes with it in the same baking tray, and served it with green beans and charlotte potatoes, which went really well
31st Mar, 2011
I was really disappointed with this recipe. Normally, I love all the highly rated recipes on this site but this one just didn't work for us. Had to bake it for 30 mins, bacon still wasn't crisp but soggy and most of the cheese had run out and left chicken breasts swimming in mustard coloured water - not appetising at all.. WOn't make it again.
26th Mar, 2011
Really good, swapped the mustard with pesto but def now one me favs!!!


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