mozzarella stuffed chicken wrapped in pancetta

adam griffin

adam griffin

8th February 2013
adam griffin

mozzarella stuffed chicken wrapped in pancetta

From roasted chicken to stuffed chicken breast, chicken recipes are vast and varied. With a range of cooking methods and flavours to choose from, chicken recipes are a great way to exercise your chef skills. Why not give the following mozzarella stuffed chicken wrapped in pancetta recipe a try? Serves 4


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 250g mozzeralla balls
  • 6 sweetbite peppers (or your own preference)
  • 200g pancetta
  • chives
  • salt and pepper
  • 200ml chicken stock


For the chicken:
preheat oven to 200°C. Roast the peppers during pre heat and peel. Finely chop the chives and mozzarella. Season the chicken with oil, salt and pepper. Make a pocket in the chicken and stuff with the mozzzarella and chive mix. Wrap the chicken in the pancetta and cook in the oven for 25-35 minutes.
For the sauce:
Add the peeled peppers to the stock and bring to the boil. place in a blender and blitz till smooth season to taste. Serve with fresh market veg. ( I like creamy mash roasted carrots and parsnips)

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