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A plate of mash topped with hunter's chicken on a wooden background, with a small pot of BBQ sauce on the side

Hunter’s chicken

Published: March 17, 2022 at 12:26 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Make this comforting classic by wrapping chicken breast in streaky bacon before smothering it in BBQ sauce and molten cheese – serve with mash and wilted greens for a hearty dinner for two

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal598
fat29g
saturates12.4g
carbs25.1g
sugars22.7g
fibre0.3g
protein58.9g
salt4g
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Try this recipe for hunter's chicken, then check out our chicken parmigiana, chicken cacciatore, chicken chasseur and more easy chicken recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 6 streaky bacon rashers
  • 100ml BBQ sauce
  • 30g grated mozzarella
  • 30g grated mature cheddar
  • mashed potato and steamed greens to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the chicken breasts on a board and season lightly. Cut the bacon rashers in half lengthways and wrap these around the chicken breasts, overlapping them. Put on a baking tray and roast for 25 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the bacon is crisp.

  • STEP 2

    Remove the chicken from the oven and spoon over the BBQ sauce. Sprinkle over the cheeses, then return the chicken to the oven for 5 minutes until the cheeses have melted and start to bubble. Serve with mashed potatoes and steamed greens.

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