Mustard-stuffed chicken

Mustard-stuffed chicken

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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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12th Nov, 2013
Same thing happened to me. I ended up pouring the stuffing over the chicken. Taste was great but have no idea how to get it to say inside the chicken
19th Jun, 2013
very nice recipe. Easy to make and cooked perfectly. I did however make a creamy mustard sauce as it needed something extra
7th Jun, 2013
Very tasty and so easy to make, will definitely add to our weekly favourites. Thank you Good Food - another winner !
7th Jun, 2013
So simple, but so delicious. I added a sprig of Rosemary under the bacon and it worked really well.
11th May, 2013
I halved the recipe and prepared it the day before. I baked the 2 chicken breasts in a small dish (rather than on a baking tray) and because the chicken cooked in its own juices it was the most succulent chicken I have ever eaten! Hubby isn't that keen on mustard, so next time I make it I will leave the mustard out of his portion, but he still enjoyed it. I served it up with a small salad as a light late night supper (we both work shifts - so I literally popped it in the oven when we got home). I will definitely be making this again. It would be a good (and easy) recipe to impress friends with, especially as it can easily be prepared the day before and then thrown in the oven!
9th May, 2013
Very simple recipe which came out much better than I expected. I used English Mustard instead of wholegrain mustard. I'm sure it would have been much better with the latter, but I worked with what I had. Tasted great and went down a treat.
7th May, 2013
easy simple and very tasty , my family request it often as a mid week meal made it a number of times highly recommend
7th May, 2013
easy simple and very tasty , my family request it often as a mid week meal made it a number of times highly recommend
6th May, 2013
Easy to make and so tasty! Will be making this again soon :)
20th Apr, 2013
Had this tonight with peas and served on half a jarred roasted pepper- SO. GOOD. had plenty of cheese mixture so put the leftover on top for extra delicious cheesiness with some halved vine tomatoes, also added 2 tsp of natural yoghurt to ensure it was moist and the chicken was unbelievably tender, only used one piece of back bacon each which seemed like it wouldnt be enough but with a bit of poking was fine! However! do not squish them together in an attempt to cage the mixture as it stopped the chicken cooking- at the end of the 20 mins we just put it back, separated, for 7 mins on 215C fan and it was fine :) remember to pour the juice over once it's plated!!


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