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Shénell’s Son Zion’s Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Goat’s Cheese & Herbs

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 plump chicken breasts
  • 100g goat’s cheese
  • 45ml fresh herbs, chopped
  • grated rind and juice of 1 small lemon
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 250g streaky bacon
 

Recipe Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
  2. Cut a slit in each chicken breast to form a pocket.
  3. Combine the goat’s cheese, herbs, lemon rind and juice, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Divide the cheese mixture among the chicken breasts and stuff the pockets. Place the bacon flat on a working surface and run the back of a knife along the bacon, allowing it to stretch.
  5. Wrap each breast with two rashers of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  6. Brown the breasts in a frying pan, then place on a baking tray and bake for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
 

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