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    Stuffed Chicken Breast Wrapped in Parma Ham Stuffing

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    Norahs Girl's Note:

    A favourite Dinner Party Dish,with Italian overtones!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix together the soft cheese, pine nuts and chopped basil.
    2. 2
      Season lightly with salt and freshly ground pepper.
    3. 3
      Place in a piping bag and keep aside.
    4. 4
      Remove the small fillet from each breast and keep aside.
    5. 5
      Use a knife to make a cut lengthwise down the center of each breast to form a pocket.
    6. 6
      Pipe an equal amount of filling into to each pocket.
    7. 7
      Keep aside.
    8. 8
      Spread the plastic film in front of you and place a slice of Parma ham on it.
    9. 9
      Place a second slice of ham so that it is slightly overlapping the first slice, then place a chicken breast on the slice of ham.
    10. 10
      Lift the film to help wrap the breast in the ham.
    11. 11
      Remove the film, brush the chicken breast with olive oil, wrap loosely in foil.
    12. 12
      Repeat to wrap the other breasts.
    13. 13
      Heat a roasting tray in a 190 C preheated oven.
    14. 14
      Place the chicken breast parcels on it and roast for 15-20 minutes or until cooked.
    15. 15
      In the meantime, prepare the sauce.
    16. 16
      Place the cream into a saucepan and reduce add seasoning.
    17. 17
      Blend in a liquidizer until smooth.
    18. 18
      Add the snipped chives.
    19. 19
      Remove the foil from the chicken breasts and arrange them on plates.
    20. 20
      Pour the sauce over the chicken, garnish with basil leaves and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 29, 2001

      55

      very easy to prepare and tates wonderful!

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    • on September 08, 2008

      45

      This was a nice change of pace from the standard chicken breast recipe. I used a spicy spreadable cream cheese that added a nice kick. Sometimes the texture of pine nuts just doesn't work for me so I used toasted almonds instead of pine nuts. Also, didn't use the sauce and still had a great flavor. Nice entree to serve when you have company

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    • on February 15, 2004

      35

      This came out nice. I substituted pancetta for the proscuitto and to replicate the crispy effect, I opened the foil towards the end of the cooking time. I left off the sauce, because it tasted really bland to me, I think some spices could have kicked it up a bit. But I couldn't be bothered at the time. Very nice without. I substituted walnuts for the pine nuts because mine were spoiled. Nice nutty flavour.

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    Nutritional Facts for Stuffed Chicken Breast Wrapped in Parma Ham Stuffing

    Serving Size: 1 (333 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 606.7
     
    Calories from Fat 361
    59%
    Total Fat 40.1 g
    61%
    Saturated Fat 17.6 g
    88%
    Cholesterol 233.8 mg
    77%
    Sodium 477.0 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.0 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.2 g
    1%
    Protein 55.8 g
    111%

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    parma ham

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