Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Chicken
Situated in the Lake District in the centre of Keswick, The George is one of the oldest hotels in the Lake District, built in 1665. The impression of the 350-year history of the Inn is indisputable, in the heavily beamed rooms it retains all of the character you would expect...
Step 1Pre-heat the oven to 375°F / Gas Mark 5 / 170°C.
Step 2Cut the chicken breast through the middle to create a pocket for the cheese and broccoli filling.
Step 3Season the chicken with salt, pepper and smoked paprika.
Step 4In a bowl mix the broccoli, grated cheddar cheese and cream cheese then season well with salt and black pepper.
Step 5Fill the chicken breast with the cheese and broccoli stuffing mixture, securing the pocket with cocktail sticks.
Step 6Heat the olive oil in a pan over a medium-high heat then sear the chicken breast for 3 minutes on each side until
browned. Remove from the heat and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
Step 7Remove the chicken from the oven and check the temperature using a thermometer into the thickest part of the chicken breast, it should read 165°F/73°C.
Step 8Serve the chicken with a choice of potato accompaniment and seasonal vegetables.
- 1 Fillet Country Range Fresh Chicken Breast
- 1 tbsp Country Range Full Fat Soft Cheese
- 2 oz (57g) Country Range Mature Cheddar Cheese, grated
- 2 oz (57g) Country Range Broccoli, finely chopped
- 1 Pinch Country Range Smoked Paprika
- 1 Splash Country Range Extra
- Virgin Olive Oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
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