Delicious Feta Stuffed Chicken with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce served with Roasted Butternut Squash Rice, it makes a perfect family meal.
You know those meals you kind of throw together at the last minute, combining a few ingredients left in the fridge, this was one of those meals and it was a genius combination as it tasted absolutely amazing.
I love stuffed chicken, especially where cheese is involved, but it just has to have a sauce in my opinion and this Roasted Red Pepper Sauce complimented it really well.
The sauce is super quick to make too, I just use jarred roasted red pepper in brine (no sugar/oil) and blend with some tomato paste and chicken stock and a little paprika.
You do need a blender of some description to make the delicious sauce to this Feta Stuffed Chicken and I use my Nutri Ninja Blender with Auto IQ. This blender is amazing. The auto IQ technology feature, mean it blends to a set pattern depending on what it is you are making. There is also an optional add-on for a food processor bowl, which is perfect for chopping and grating vegetables. Sauces and soups are literally so smooth.
Don’t worry though, you don’t need a fancy high tech blender like mine above, a good old immersion stick blender like the Koölle Electric Powerful 3-in-1 800 Watt Hand Stick Blender or a similar make will do the job too.
Wondering what to serve with this Feta Stuffed Chicken? I highly recommend my Roasted Butternut Squash and Rice it’s really yummy and compliments this dish really well, especially with the Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. I also served alongside some sauteed zucchini which I cooked with a little lemon zest and black pepper. Got to think of those speed feeds and zucchini is one of my favourites as it is generally super quick to cook.
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WHAT KITCHEN ITEMS DO I NEED TO MAKE THIS FETA STUFFED CHICKEN WITH ROASTED RED PEPPER SAUCE
- Non Stick Frying Pan
- Cling Film
- Rolling Pin
- Baking Tray
- Kitchen Scales
- Measuring Cups
- Measuring Spoons
- Blender or Immersion Stick Blender
- Wooden Spoon
- 2 chicken breasts
- 90g (3oz) of Feta Cheese (2xHEa's) crumbled
- salt and black pepper
- spray oil
- 2 roasted red peppers, jarred (in brine - no sugar/oil etc)
- 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
- 1 cup (240ml) of chicken stock
- 1 tsp of paprika
- Place a chicken breast in between some plastic wrap and flatten with a rolling pin)
- Lay the chicken breast on plastic wrap, fill with half the feta cheese and using the cling film, roll up tightly), repeat with the other chicken breast.
- Place in the fridge for a couple of hours , or even the night before (it will just firm them up slightly and hold them in shape).
- Preheat oven to 180c or 350f (gas mark 4)
- Spray a frying pan with spray oil over a medium heat.
- Remove the plastic wrap from the chicken, and season with salt and black pepper.
- Place on the frying pan and brown all sides of the chicken roll.
- Place on a baking tray in the oven for approx 15 mins till chicken is cooked through.
- While the chicken is cooking you can make the sauce.
- Add the roasted red peppers, tomato paste, stock and paprika to a blender and blend till smooth.
- Add to a small saucepan and heat till it thickens.
- Serve the chicken sliced and drizzled in the roasted red pepper sauce with your choice of sides.
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