Dromona’s Melt-in-the-Middle Stuffed Chicken

This quick and tasty supper is filled with hearty Italian flavours and baked for a healthier twist. Each fillet is stuffed with delicious Dromona Cheddar and wrapped in prosciutto to seal in the flavour.
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes
PREPARATION TIME:
10 minutes
COOKING TIME:
25 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
35 minutes

Serves 4
You will need a large shallow casserole or oven proof pan with a lid, roughly 32cm in diameter

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 4 slices prosciutto or parma ham
  • 200g Dromona grated cheddar



For the tomato sauce:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • A pinch of chilli flakes
  • Freshly milled salt and black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil

Made for sharing:

Make the most of it and serve alongside oven-roasted veg and dollops of creamy mash. You can find the recipe for our cheesy mash here. Don’t forget to share your culinary delights with the world: #GreatFoodMoments

How It’s Done:

  1. Lay the chicken fillets onto a chopping board and cut a large slit into the centre of each. Fill with roughly 20g of grated cheddar. Wrap each chicken fillet in a slice of prosciutto.
  2. Pre heat the oven to180oC (160oC Fan) / Gas Mark 4



For the tomato sauce:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large ovenproof shallow casserole and gently fry the shallot until soft, then add garlic, chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, chicken stock and chilli flakes. Bring to a boil, then reduce the temperature and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and stir in chopped basil.



For the chicken:

  1. Arrange the prosciutto wrapped chicken fillets onto the tomato sauce.
  2. Place the lid on the casserole and roast in a hot for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven and take off the lid. Sprinkle the chicken with remaining cheese and return to the hot oven, without the lid for 5 – 10 minutes until the cheese melts and the chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  4. Serve with roasted vegetables or salad and crusty bread. 

Dromona’s Melt-in-the-Middle Stuffed Chicken

This quick and tasty supper is filled with hearty Italian flavours and baked for a healthier twist. Each fillet is stuffed with delicious Dromona Cheddar and wrapped in prosciutto to seal in the flavour.
PREPARATION TIME:
10 minutes
COOKING TIME:
25 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
35 minutes

Serves 4
You will need a large shallow casserole or oven proof pan with a lid, roughly 32cm in diameter

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • 4 slices prosciutto or parma ham
  • 200g Dromona grated cheddar



For the tomato sauce:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • A pinch of chilli flakes
  • Freshly milled salt and black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped basil

How It’s Done:

  1. Lay the chicken fillets onto a chopping board and cut a large slit into the centre of each. Fill with roughly 20g of grated cheddar. Wrap each chicken fillet in a slice of prosciutto.
  2. Pre heat the oven to180oC (160oC Fan) / Gas Mark 4



For the tomato sauce:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large ovenproof shallow casserole and gently fry the shallot until soft, then add garlic, chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, chicken stock and chilli flakes. Bring to a boil, then reduce the temperature and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and stir in chopped basil.



For the chicken:

  1. Arrange the prosciutto wrapped chicken fillets onto the tomato sauce.
  2. Place the lid on the casserole and roast in a hot for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven and take off the lid. Sprinkle the chicken with remaining cheese and return to the hot oven, without the lid for 5 – 10 minutes until the cheese melts and the chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  4. Serve with roasted vegetables or salad and crusty bread. 

Made for sharing:

Make the most of it and serve alongside oven-roasted veg and dollops of creamy mash. You can find the recipe for our cheesy mash here. Don’t forget to share your culinary delights with the world: #GreatFoodMoments