Chicken With Fresh Herb Mascarpone

Recipe by ImPat
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    leeks (cleaned and finely sliced)
  • 34
    cup chicken stock (you may need more)
  • salt (freshly ground to taste)
  • pepper (freshly ground to taste)
  • 12
    cup herbs (freshly chopped, eg chives, mint and parsley)
  • 4
    chicken breasts (skin on and on the bone)
  • 2
    tablespoons butter (melted)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 160C (fan forced) 180C (conventional).
  • Place leeks into the base of a large oven dish and add stock and seasonings and set aside.
  • Mix together mascarpone and herbs.
  • Lift up the skin of chicken and put a layer of herbed cheese underneath and then pull the skin back and smooth down.
  • Place them on top of leeks and brush with melted butter.
  • Cook in the oven for about 30 to 40 minutes, adding more stock if required (check after first 20 minutes and every ten there after).
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