Mel and Mal's Ricotta and Sun Dried Tomatoes Stuffed Chicken Breasts

  • 40ml sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1tbsp fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 1tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 4 chicken breasts with skins removed
  • 4tbsp Ricotta cheese
  • 4 slices Proscuitto ham

A delicious and easy to prepare meal for family or friends and easily cooked on the BBQ

All the lovely flavours of the creamy ricotta and sweet tomatoes are contained perfectly tucked inside the chicken breast, making it moist and succulent

Serves : 4        Prep/Cooking Time : 50 mins


Make the Stuffing

Mix the sun dried tomatoes, rosemary, thyme and cheese together in a bowl

Stuff the Chicken Breasts

Using a sharp paring knife, make a small slit into each chicken breast and fill the cavity with the cheese mixture, then carefully wrap each chicken breast tightly with a slice of ham covering up the pocket

Griddle the Chicken & Make the Sauce

Cook the chicken in a griddle pan until seared and brown on all sides and cooked through, (around 20 minutes), cover and keep warm

Pour the pan juices into a small saucepan and bring back to a simmer.

Add the butter and swirl the pan to incorporate the melting butter. Pass through a sieve back into a clean pan and keep warm

To serve

Delicious served with creamy mash or with crushed new potatoes

MJ Harradine Ltd. Registered number 04633171
1 Yardley Way, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 0ES