Cheesy chicken and bacon rolls recipe

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Get your teens to prepare this easy cheesy chicken and bacon roll. It is cheap and quick to make. Serve with a healthy helping of salad.

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  • healthy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories204 Kcal10%
Fat12 g17%
Saturated Fat0.6 g3%

Need a new idea for serving chicken? Stuff chicken thighs with cheese and wrap with bacon to make these simple, yet delicious cheesy chicken and bacon rolls


  • 2 large skinless, boned chicken thighs
  • About 30g (1oz) Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 rashers rindless back bacon
  • Salad, to serve

You will also need:

  • 6 cocktail sticks




  1. Set the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Open out the chicken thighs and divide the cheese between them, then close them up again.
  2. Stretch the bacon rashers with the back of a knife and wrap a rasher of bacon around each parcel to hold it together. Push cocktail sticks through to secure it.
  3. Put the chicken rolls on an oiled baking tray and roast them for 20-25 mins.
  4. Remove the cocktail sticks. Slice the chicken rolls and serve them with salad, made with cucumber, lettuce, tomatoes, shaved carrot and a vinaigrette dressing.
Top Tip for making Cheesy chicken and bacon rolls

For a larger portion, use chicken breasts and split them.


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