Serrano Wrapped Chicken in Sage Butter
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Serrano Wrapped Chicken in Sage Butter

Serrano Wrapped Chicken in Sage Butter

with broccolini and roast potatoes

Serrano ham (also known as jamón serrano) is a smoked Spanish meat with a strong flavour that it gets from the long curing process it goes through. Its gamey taste makes a great pairing for the cheesy chicken breast it's encasing in this recipe.

Allergens:
Milk
Total Time45 minutes
Cooking Time40 minutes
DifficultyEasy

Ingredients

Serving amount

320 grams

Chicken Breast

10 grams

Sage

25 grams

Grated Italian Style Hard Cheese

(Contains Milk)

400 grams

Baby Potatoes

150 grams

Broccolini

1 sachet(s)

Central American Style Spice Mix

65 grams

Serrano Ham

Not included in your delivery

to taste

Water

to taste

Oil

to taste

Salt

to taste

Pepper

to taste

Butter

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Nutrition Values

Energy (kcal)481 kcal
Energy (kJ)2012 kJ
Fat15.5 g
of which saturates6.9 g
Carbohydrate36.6 g
of which sugars4 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Protein49.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Salt1.28 g
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region. Nutrition for uncooked ingredients based on 2 person recipe, excludes Pantry Items.

Utensils

Baking Sheet with Baking Paper
Pan with Lid

Instructions

Roast the Potatoes
1
  • Preheat the oven to 240°C/220°C fan/gas mark 9. 
  • Halve the potatoes lengthways (quarter any larger chunks) and add to a lined baking tray.
  • Drizzle with oil, season with Central American spice mix, salt and pepper then toss to coat.
  • Spread out in a single layer. When the oven is hot, roast on the top shelf until golden, 25-35 mins. Turn halfway through.

TIP: Use two baking trays if necessary.

Get Prepped
2
  • Pick the sage leaves.
  • Trim the end of the broccolini.
  • Lay the chicken out on a board. Place one hand flat on top. IMPORTANT: Wash hands and equipment after handling raw chicken.
  • Slice horizontally until 2cm is left (don't cut all the way through). Open it up like a book.

TIP: Notice a stronger smell from your chicken? Don’t worry, this is normal due to vacuum packing used to keep it fresh. It will still taste delicious once cooked!

Wrap the Chicken
3
  • Drizzle the chicken with oil and lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • Divide the cheese between the chicken breasts, pressing down firmly so it adheres. 
  • Carefully roll the chicken up, encasing the filling.
  • Wrap the Serrano ham tightly around the chicken.
Fry the Broccolini
4
  • Place a pan over medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil.
  • Once hot, add the broccolini and season with salt and pepper.
  • Fry for 2-3 mins then add a splash of water and cover with a lid or some foil.
  • Cook until the broccolini is tender, 4-5 mins.
  • Once cooked, remove from the pan and cover to keep warm.
Baste the Chicken
5
  • Return the pan to medium-high heat with a drizzle of oil
  • Fry the chicken, seam-side down, until golden brown, 4-5 mins each side.
  • Add a splash of water, cover and cook for 8-10 mins. IMPORTANT: Chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.
  • Shift the chicken to one side of the pan. Add 3 tbsp butter (double for 4p) to the empty side and melt. 
  • Fry the sage in the butter until crispy, 2-3 mins. Spoon the sage butter over the chicken.
Finish and Serve
6
  • Plate up your cheesy Serrano chicken.
  • Serve the roast baby potatoes and pan-fried broccolini alongside.
  • Drizzle any remaining sage butter over the chicken.