Chicken Roulade with Pears

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Transform ordinary chicken breasts into a succulent and flavorful dish with this Chicken Roulade with Pears. Infused with the sweet aroma of pears and wrapped in crispy bacon, this dish is sure to impress your guests. Perfect for special occasions or a delightful family dinner, it’s a recipe you’ll want to make again and again.

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Chicken Roulade with Pears

Ingredients (Serves 8):

  • Chicken fillets: 6
  • Couscous: 100g (3.5 oz)
  • Chicken broth: 175ml (3/4 cup)
  • Pears: 4
  • Egg: 1
  • Lemon juice: from 1 lemon
  • Bacon: 16 slices
  • Butter: 50g (3.5 tbsp)
  • Onion: 1
  • Salt: to taste


Prepare the Couscous:

Pour the couscous into a pot and add the boiling chicken broth. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes.

Chicken Roulade with Pears

Cook the Onions and Pears:

Peel and chop the onion. Wash the pears, core them, and cut into large cubes.

Heat half of the butter in a skillet and sauté the onion for 4 minutes. Add the pears and cook over low heat, stirring, for 5 minutes.

Chicken Roulade with Pears

Prepare the Chicken:

Place the chicken breasts on a cutting board, cover with plastic wrap, and pound them to a thickness of about 1 cm (0.4 inches).

Chicken Roulade with Pears

Mix the Filling:

Combine the couscous with the cooked onions and pears. Add the lemon juice, egg, salt, and pepper, and mix well.

Chicken Roulade with Pears

Chicken Roulade with Pears

Assemble the Roulade:

Lay out the bacon slices slightly overlapping. Place the chicken breasts on top of the bacon.

Spread the couscous mixture evenly over the chicken. Roll the chicken tightly into a roulade and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Chicken Roulade with Pears

Cook the Roulade:

Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F). Place the roulade in a baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.

Brush the roulade with the remaining butter and bake for another 30 minutes until the bacon is crispy and the chicken is cooked through.

Chicken Roulade with Pears

Nutrition (Per Serving):

Calories: 285.00 kcal
Protein: 19.00g
Fat: 16.00g
Carbohydrates: 18.00g

Chicken Roulade with Pears

Enjoy this delicious Chicken Roulade with Pears, a dish that combines the savory flavors of chicken and bacon with the sweetness of pears for a truly memorable meal!

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