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Chicken Kiev

  • 4 Manor Farm Chicken breast fillets
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 25g flour
  • 1 egg, beaten with 2 teaspoons water
  • 50g fine dry bread crumbs

Preparation/Cooking Steps

  • Blend the softened butter with parsley, chives, pepper, and salt. Divide into 4 portions and chill until firm.
  • Flatten each chicken breast half to about ¼ inch thickness by pounding each between wax paper or plastic wrap.
  • Place a portion of the chilled butter mixture in the centre of each flattened chicken breast half. Roll each to completely enclose the butter.
  • Dust each roll in flour then dip in beaten egg and water. Roll in bread crumbs then place in lightly greased baking dish.
  • Cover and bake at 180oC/ 350oF Gas Mark 4 oven for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 minutes longer.
  • Serve with baked potato and your choice of veg.