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Bacon Wrapped Italian Chicken Thighs

Bacon Wrapped Italian Keto Chicken Thighs

 

Bacon Wrapped Italian Keto Chicken Thighs

Bacon Wrapped Italian Chicken Thighs

These bacon wrapped Italian chicken thighs are stuffed with ingredients from oozy mozzarella cheese, salty olives, sweet sundried tomatoes and aromatic oregano.
These make for a simple yet flavourful dinner option served with a side salad or buttery green veggies.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4
Calories 265 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 streaky bacon rashers (strips)
  • 6 sundried tomatoes finely chopped
  • 4 medium chicken thighs skinless and boneless
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 60 g mozzarella cheese grated
  • 9 black olives finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to season

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F).
  • Add the olives, tomatoes, oregano, lemon zest and mozzarella to a mixing bowl. Season to taste and mix well.
  • Open out the chicken thighs flat onto a clean surface.
  • Divide the mozzarella mixture evenly and place in the centre of each thigh.
  • Carefully roll the thighs up tightly around the filling, enclosing it inside.
  • Wrap each chicken thigh in two rashers of bacon to secure the filling.
  • Arrange the chicken thighs in a small oven proof dish and transfer to the oven to bake for 25 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked through and the bacon is crisp and golden.
  • Scatter with fresh basil to serve.
Keyword Chicken, Mediterranean
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