Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Cheese and spinach stuffed roasted chicken breast

Chicken breast:250 gm
Grated low fat cheese:1 cup
Olive oil:1 tbsp
Ground Black pepper:1/4 tsp
Freshly chopped spinach:2 cups
Salt to taste
Honey:1 tsp
Chilli flakes: for sprinkling

Take the chicken breast,wash & soak it in two cups of water mixed with one tsp of honey and half tsp of salt for 30 minutes.

Blanch the chopped spinach with a pinch of salt for 5-10 mins.

Let it cool.

Add half a cup of grated goat cheese,ground pepper & salt(as per your taste) to the spinach & mix it properly for stuffing.

Take out the chicken breast & create a deep pocket inside from one end with a sharp knife.

Avoid tearing the pocket.

Stuff the pocket with spinach & cheese mix using your fingers-dont use any fork or spoon to avoid tearing.

Heat oil in a nonstick pan.

Saute the chicken breast till it turns light brown & little crispy(not more than 5 mins).

Take it out from the pan.

Pre heat the oven at 180 degree, add the chicken on convection mode and cook the chicken for 10 mins. 

Sprinkle chilli flakes & serve it.

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