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Bacon-wrapped chicken stuffed with Jalapeño & Cream Cheese

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Bacon-wrapped chicken stuffed with Jalapeño & Cream Cheese

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breast fillets
  • salt and pepper
  • 120g cream cheese (any flavour; herb and sweetchilli versions are good options)
  • 3 to 4 fresh or pickled jalapeño peppers, deseeded and diced
  • 150g Cheddar cheese, grated (for robust flavour, use mature Cheddar)
  • 8 to 10 rashers bacon (enough to fully wrap the chicken breasts)

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Lay the chicken breasts out on a chopping board or clean work surface and pound them flat with a meat mallet (or similar blunt object).
  3. Season both sides of the flat chicken with salt and pepper.
  4. Place a quarter of the cream cheese down the middle of each flattened chicken fillet, add the diced jalapeños and sprinkle the Cheddar cheese on top.
  5. Roll up the chicken breast with the filling tight inside. Wrap the chicken in enough bacon to cover the outside of it and place in a greased baking dish.
  6. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until cooked, but be careful not to let it overcook and dry out.

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