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Hasselback Chicken

Hasselback Chicken

 

Category, , DifficultyIntermediate

This is a delicious way to change up a plain chicken breast into something hearty and satisfying. It is a great protein to serve a whole host of sides with, from vegetable mash and greens to roasted root vegetables or rice dishes.

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time25 mins
 2 Chicken Breasts (whole, skinless)
 0.50 cup Spinach (cooked and drained, or use frozen equivalent)
 150 ml Ricotta
 1 Large Garlic Clove (optional)
 1 tsp Smoked or Normal Paprika
 2 tbsp Parmesan (grated)
 Salt & Pepper (to taste)
1

Preheat Oven to 180C

2

Mix together spinach and ricotta (and crushed garlic if desired). Season and add smoked paprika

3

Deeply score the chicken breast with a sharp knife, about 1 cm apart

4

Stuff scores with spinach/ricotta mix and smear over breast surface

5

Place in baking tray and grate over some parmesan cheese

6

Bake for 20 mins (depending on size of chicken breast) and serve!

 

Ingredients

 2 Chicken Breasts (whole, skinless)
 0.50 cup Spinach (cooked and drained, or use frozen equivalent)
 150 ml Ricotta
 1 Large Garlic Clove (optional)
 1 tsp Smoked or Normal Paprika
 2 tbsp Parmesan (grated)
 Salt & Pepper (to taste)

Directions

1

Preheat Oven to 180C

2

Mix together spinach and ricotta (and crushed garlic if desired). Season and add smoked paprika

3

Deeply score the chicken breast with a sharp knife, about 1 cm apart

4

Stuff scores with spinach/ricotta mix and smear over breast surface

5

Place in baking tray and grate over some parmesan cheese

6

Bake for 20 mins (depending on size of chicken breast) and serve!

Hasselback Chicken

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