Chicken Breast Stuffed with Sage Cheese

Daniel Green's recipe for combines chicken, Parma ham and sage cheese to tasty effect
By Daniel Green
Chicken Breast Stuffed with Sage Cheese
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  • Serves: 1
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: medium



  • 1 chicken breast
  • black pepper
  • 100 g sage cheese
  • 6 slices of Parma ham
  • vegetable oil, for deep-frying
  • 6-8 sage leaves
  • salad leaves, for serving
  • 6-10 sun-dried tomatoes
  • olive oil, for dressing
  • lemon juice, for dressing


1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/gas 5.

2. Take the chicken breast, season it with salt and freshly ground pepper, and make a cavity in it, using a small sharp knife.

3. Fill the cavity with the sage cheese. Wrap the breast up in the Parma ham slices and place on a roasting tray.

4. Roast the chicken for 20 minutes until cooked through.

5. Meanwhile, heat the oil for deep-frying in a saucepan. Add the sage leaves and fry until crispy. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.

6. Toss together the salad leaves and sun-dried tomatoes. Dress the salad with olive oil, lemon juice and salt and freshly ground pepper.

7. Place the salad on a serving plate. Top with the roast chicken breast, sprinkle over the deep-fried sage leaves and serve at once.

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