Roasted Chicken Filled With Goat Cheese and Walnuts

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 50 minutes
  • One serving

One of the joys these types of recipes have, is that of slicing the meat, and discovering a delicious filling inside. For this recipe, we’ve filled a chicken breast with a new and interesting filling made of goat cheese and walnuts. It’s savory, crunchy, and it works very well flavored with a bit of rosemary.

Ingredients Needed for Roasted Chicken Filled With Goat Cheese and Walnuts

1 chicken breast, boneless, approximately 10 ounces (285 grams)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 lemon
1 ounce walnut
2 ounces of goat cheese, crumbled
1 teaspoon olive oil
2 rosemary sprigs

How to Cook Roasted Chicken Filled With Goat Cheese and Walnuts

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the chicken breast and cook it for 7-8 minutes, until golden on each side.
  3. Shred the lemon zest and walnuts and add them in a bowl.
  4. Crumble the goat cheese and add parsley.
  5. Season with pepper and mix.
  6. Take the chicken out of the skillet, and place it on a wooden board. Slice off 1/4 lemon and squeeze the juice over it.
  7. Fill it with the goat cheese and walnut mix and tie it with a string.
  8. Preheat the oven to 360°F/180°C.
  9. Pour a drizzle of olive oil in a baking tray. Slice the lemon and add the lemon slices on the bottom of the tray. Add the filled chicken and place 2 rosemary sprigs next to it.
  10. Cook the chicken for the next 35 minutes!

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