Chicken breasts stuffed with dried apricots and goat cheese

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Chicken breasts stuffed with dried apricots and goat cheese

100g plain goat cheese

1 clove garlic, minced

125g dried apricots, chopped

125g shelled natural pistachios, chopped

75g bread crumbs

1 small bunch thyme, minced

4 large chicken breasts with skin, approximately 450g each

125ml olive oil

6g sea salt

Fresh cracked pepper

Preheat the oven to 170ºC / 375ºF / Gas Mark 5.

In a medium bowl stir together the goat cheese, garlic, apricots, pistachios, breadcrumbs and thyme.

Gently loosen the skin on the top of each chicken breast taking care to leave the edges intact.

Stuff the cheese mixture underneath the skin on each breast.

Place the chicken breasts on a baking sheet skin side up and drizzle olive oil over them.

Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.

Bake the stuffed chicken breasts for approximately 30 minutes, or until completely cooked through.

Serve.

Serves
4

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
30 minutes

Main ingredients
Cheese, Chicken

Recipe Type
Dinner, Entertaining

Level of Difficulty
Medium

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