cranberry_stuffed_chickenThis chicken dish is great for a special occasion or when you have a guest for dinner. It is a bit fiddly to put together but well worth the effort!




1 Serve

2 Serves


2 t

1 T


2 T

4 T


2 T

4 T

Dried cranberries

2 T

4 T

Garlic, crushed

½ t

1 t

Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)

2 t

1 T

Salt and pepper

To taste

To taste


2-3 T

5 T

Chicken breast, skinless and boneless



Streaky bacon

2-3 rashers

4-6 rashers

Cranberry sauce

3 T

6 T



1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease an oven dish with oil.

2. In a bowl mix together breadcrumbs, walnuts, cranberries, garlic, parsley, salt, pepper and water.

3. Cut chicken breast(s) ¾ through on the side (like slicing into a burger bun) and open like a book.

4. Divide stuffing into two portions if making 2 servings. Place stuffing in the centre of chicken breast, then fold to close. Ensure stuffing is inside the chicken breast.

5. Wrap 2-3 rashers of bacon around the outside of chicken breast(s). Secure with toothpicks.

6. Place chicken breast(s) in oven dish and cover with 3 T of cranberry sauce.

7. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Check that chicken is thoroughly cooked through.


Serving Suggestion: Serve with potatoes and your choice of vegetables or salad.



Abbreviations Used in Recipes

utensilst = teaspoon

T = tablespoon

ml = millilitre

g = gram

º C = degrees Celsius

cm = centimetre