Stuffed chicken breasts, wrapped in bacon

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Preparation time: 40 minutes
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Cook time: 30 minutes
Olymel stuffed chicken breasts, wrapped in bacon

Ingredients

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12 12 deboned skinless chicken breasts
24 24 Olymel applewood smoked bacon slices
12 12 slices of applewood smoked bacon, cooked and cut into sections
2 2 onions, finely chopped
3 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
225 g 1/2 lb ricotta cheese
225 g 1/2 lb mozzarella cheese
85 ml 1/3 cup grated parmesan
250 ml 1 cup chopped basil
3 3 egg yolks
1.25 ml 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- - Olive oil for cooking
- - Pepper

Preparation

  • Preheat oven to 190°C (375° F).
  • In a pan heated to medium-high, pour a dash of olive oil and let onions sweat until transparent.
  • Add garlic and pepper, mix well and remove from heat. Transfer to a bowl and let cool completely.
  • Add the sections of bacon, cheese, basil, egg yolks, nutmeg and pepper and mix well. 
  • Cut the chicken breasts lengthwise and open completely.
  • Spread the stuffing in the centre of the 12 breasts, roll them back on themselves, closing firmly.
  • Wrap 2 slices of bacon around each roll and place them in an ovenproof dish lined with parchment paper.
  • Put in the oven for 25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 74°C (165° F).