Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a different way of serving chicken. It goes over well at dinner parties, but is equally suited to a romantic evening. I think it originally came from a Valentines Day special. I have included the refrigeration time in the prep. Some roasted asparagus and new potatoes and you have a complete meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut a pocket in the thick part of the chicken breasts.
  2. Stuff with the cheese.
  3. Season the flour with salt and pepper.
  4. Coat chicken in flour, being careful with the stuffing.
  5. Then in egg.
  6. Then in the combined crumbs and nuts.
  7. Ensure that it is well coated.
  8. Cover and refrigerate for at least half an hour.
  9. Preheat oven to 200C.
  10. Line a tray with baking paper and place chicken on it.
  11. Spray with olive oil spray or lightly drizzle with oil.
  12. Bake for 15mins.
  13. Turn over and cook a further 5 mins.


Most Helpful

Very nice recipe. I didn't have macadamia nuts so I also substituted pecans and it turned out fine. (For USA cooks, 200 degrees Celcius is approximately 392 degrees Fahrenheit - I set the oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit and it worked fine.) Thanks for the quick and easy recipe. I especially liked that it could and should be refrigerated for 30 minutes, making it a great recipe to serve for company since you could do all the preparation ahead of time and it bakes quickly!

Maven in the Making January 13, 2012

Lovely, lovely, lovely! This is a very rich dish, but oh so good. I served it with a simple side of sauteed spinach with lemon and garlic. I used brie cheese and substituted pecans for the macadamia nuts.

Tracy K July 21, 2004

This tasted fantastic and was very easy to make. Thank you Claire!

Susanjw February 28, 2004

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