Bacon-wrapped chicken with rocket and mozzarella salad

Recipe from: 22 May 2015
recipes, pork, bacon, chicken

Ingredients 15
Servings 4
Time 00:15


  • 4
    chicken breast fillets, halved lengthways
  • olive oil
  • sea salt and black pepper
  • fresh thyme
  • 160
    streaky bacon
  • SALAD:
  • 80
    wild rocket
  • 2
    balls fresh mozzarella
  • 3
    Roma tomatoes, sliced
  • 1
    garlic clove, crushed
  • 1
    Dijon mustard
  • 1
    red wine vinegar
  • 1
  • 1/4
    extra virgin olive oil


Brush the chicken breasts with olive oil and season well. Sprinkle with thyme. Wrap the bacon around the chicken breasts, secure with a toothpick.
Heat a griddle pan, cook the chicken on both sides until cooked through; set aside.
Toss together the rocket leaves, fresh mozzarella and tomatoes.

For The Dressing
Whisk together the garlic, mustard, vinegar and honey and slowly whisk in the olive oil. Season.

To Serve
Serve chicken with the salad, and drizzle with the dressing.

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