Stuffed Chicken

Mr has recently discovered his way around the oven. Among his many adventures he has come up with a number of pretty delicious recipes. This is is one such example! You must have had a number of versions of Stuffed Chicken; well ours comes with an easy to make stuffing and a guaranteed hearty meal in the end. Save this for you next night in, hen you want to do slightly fancy for dinner, and impress your loved ones.

Ingredients:

  1. Chicken breast fillet- 250g
  2. Cheese (we used shredded mozzarella)- 1/2 cup (but you can increase or decrease as per your liking)
  3. Butter- 2 tbsp

For mushroom filling:

  1. Olive oil- 1 tbsp
  2. Minced garlic cloves- 2
  3. Onions (coarsely chopped)- 1/4 cup
  4. Mushrooms (coarsely chopped)- 1/2 cup
  5. Italian seasoning- 1/2 tsp
  6. Red chilli flakes- 1/2 tsp
  7. Salt to taste

Chicken seasoning:

  1. Italian seasoning- 1/2 tsp
  2. Dried oregano- 1/2 tsp
  3. Paprika- 1 tsp
  4. Garlic powder- 1/2 tsp
  5. Black pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
  6. Salt to taste

Method:

  • Slice the chicken breast fillet in half. Place between two sheets of cling film and beat with a rolling pin until thinned (and increased in size). Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 160°C and line a baking dish with baking paper.
  • For mushroom filling:  In a non-stick frying pan, saute garlic and onion in olive oil until onions are translucent. Add mushroom and saute for 1 minute. Now add all the spices and cook until mushrooms have softened.
  • For chicken seasoning, add all the spices in a bowl and mix well. Rub the seasoning on both sides of the chicken.
  • Now sprinkle some cheese on the chicken, followed by the mushroom mixture, and topping it all with some more cheese. Roll the chicken like a burrito and secure with a toothpick. Place in a baking paper and top with a piece of cold butter.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Enjoy with a side of our spring salad.

Author: 704 Kitchen

A food blog with homemade recipes.

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