James Whelan Butchers: Roast Breast of Chicken with Herb and Oatmeal Stuffing wrapped in Bacon

Roast Breast of Chicken with Herb and Oatmeal stuffing wrapped in bacon This is a dish combines a number of unusual ingredients to produce one of the tastiest chicken dishes you’ll ever eat!

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Ingredients

Stuffing

  • 2 oz margarine
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3 oz breadcrumbs
  • 3 oz porridge oats
  • 1 tablespoon of mixed herbs

Serves 5-6

To Cook

Melt the margarine and fry off the onion over a low heat until soft. Add the breadcrumbs, oats and herbs and mix well. Season with salt and pepper. Place chicken breast flat on a chopping board. Cut an opening in the thicker side and open the breast out. Divide the stuffing into 5/6 portions, place on one side of the opened breast and fold over the other side. Place 2 slices of bacon on the board and wrap around the stuffed breast. Place in a casserole and cook for 30 minutes uncovered at 170°C.

We hope you enjoyed reading this post by Pat Whelan of James Whelan Butchers. Pat is a 5th generation butcher, cook book author and the director of  James Whelan Butchers with shops in Clonmel, the Avoca Food Market Monkstown and Avoca Rathcoole. Sign up to our newsletter for more updates from James Whelan Butchers

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