Cheesy Chicken Breast With Mint Sauce

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • One serving

Planning a special feast for tonight and you’ve run out of ideas? No problem, we’ve got you covered. Take a nice piece of chicken breast, cook it, then fill it with fried bacon and a lot of cheese, such as grilled halloumi, Cheddar, mozzarella). Put the whole thing in the oven and let the cheese melt and cover the chicken in flavor. To make things even more interesting, we’ve also prepared a mint sauce recipe, that will take the dish to a whole new level!

Ingredients Needed for Cheesy Chicken Breast With Mint Sauce

6 ounces of chicken breast
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
salt
pepper
⅔ cup heavy cream
¼ lime
1 tablespoon mint syrup
6 mint leaves
1 cheddar slice
1 bacon slice
1 mozzarella slice
1 halloumi cheese slice

How to Cook Cheesy Chicken Breast With Mint Sauce

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F/200°C.
  2. Fry the bacon slice until golden and crispy.
  3. Grill the halloumi cheese, turning occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes, until grill marks appear.
  4. Make superficial cuts on the chicken breast. They should be about 0.5 inch (1.25 cm) deep.
  5. Heat a skillet and add the vegetable oil. Start cooking the meat and season it with salt and pepper. Cook it for about 5 minutes per side.
  6. Remove the chicken, and in the remaining fat pour the heavy cream. Bring to a boil. Shred some lime zest, add the syrup and some fresh mint. Reduce the heat and give it a good stir. The sauce needs to be nice and smooth. Season it with salt and pepper.
  7. Place the chicken on a baking tray. Fill its empty pockets with bacon and all types of cheese.
  8. Bake it in the oven for the next 10 minutes.
  9. Serve it with a nice drizzle of mint sauce!

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