Chicken and goats cheese wraps

A tasty goats' cheese filling gives a Mediterranean touch to bacon-wrapped chicken in Gioconda Scott's simple recipe
By Gioconda Scott
Chicken and goats cheese wraps
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 2 ripe tomatoes, skinned and diced
  • 55 g goats' cheese
  • black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • small bunch of oregano, leaves finely chopped
  • 2 chicken breast fillets
  • 6 rashers bacon
  • tomato and avocado salad, to serve


1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas 5.

2. In a bowl, mix together the diced tomato and goats' cheese. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Mix in the olive oil and around a teaspoon of the chopped oregano leaves.

3. Cut a slash lengthways in each of the chicken breast fillets to form a cavity in each one.

4. Stuff each cavity with the goats' cheese mixture.

5. Wrap each chicken breast in 3 bacon rashers and secure each one with a piece of string.

6. Place the bacon-wrapped chicken breasts in a shallow, greased earthenware dish, Sprinkle with the remaining oregano and season with freshly ground pepper.

7. Roast the chicken for 20-30 minutes until cooked through.

8. Serve at once with a tomato and avocado salad.

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