Thursday 24 April 2014

Madhouse recipe : Bacon-wrapped Chicken Parcels

Looking for something quick and simple but slightly different and exciting for lunch yesterday, I came across these Filling Melts from Tesco in the fridge. They come in three flavours - Three Cheese, Bacon, Caramelised Onion & Blue Cheese or Sundried Tomato, Basil & Feta - and they're 2 for £2 so won't break the bank. (You could make your own flavoured butter though, maybe using this recipe for lemon, parsley & pepper butter that I tried for the Santa Maria challenge.)

It's a dead easy, two step recipe. Place the butter/melt in the middle of a turkey or chicken breast fillet and fold over the sides.

Turn 90° and wrap a slice of bacon around it the other way to seal in all the goodness.

Put them in a roasting tin and bake for 20 minutes at 180°. The bacon keeps the chicken lovely and moist and the filling oozes out like a chicken Kiev when you slice into it. They really look the business and are deceptively simple to make.

Disclosure : We received a selection of Tesco Chilled Ingredients, including the Filling Melts, in order to write an honest review. I'll be telling you more about them in an upcoming review.

Other blogposts you may be interested in :

Madhouse recipe : Thai Noodle Soup #seizetheflavour

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