Chorizo-stuffed chicken

Chorizo-stuffed chicken
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon 10 minutes to make, 20 minutes to cook

The smoky paprika flavour of chorizo pairs wonderfully with chicken in this quick and simple stuffed chicken breast recipe.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
417kcals
Fat
22.2g (6.2g saturated)
Protein
28.8g
Carbohydrates
22.4g (3.7g sugars)
Fibre
6.3g
Salt
2.5g
Calories
417kcals
Fat
22.2g (6.2g saturated)
Protein
28.8g
Carbohydrates
22.4g (3.7g sugars)
Fibre
6.3g
Salt
2.5g

Ingredients

  • 1 shallot, grated
  • small handful finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 1 large beaten free-range egg
  • skinned meat from 120g cooking chorizo
  • squeeze of lemon
  • 4 large free-range chicken breasts

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/fan170°C/gas 5.
  2. In a bowl, mix the grated shallot, parsley, breadcrumbs, egg, the chorizo and a squeeze of lemon.
  3. Make a pocket between the skin and meat of 4 large free-range chicken breasts, ensuring the skin stays attached at the sides. Stuff each breast with a quarter of the chorizo mixture and press to spread. Season the skin and rub with olive oil.
  4. Roast for 20 minutes, then serve with mash, greens and lemon wedges.

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