Cheesy chicken and bacon rolls

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
Serves: 2
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips


    • 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.
    1. 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.
    1. Put the chicken rolls on an oiled baking tray and roast them for 20-25 mins.
    1. Remove the cocktail sticks. Slice the chicken rolls and serve them with salad, made with cucumber, lettuce, tomatoes, shaved carrot and a vinaigrette dressing.

Nutritional information per portion

fat 12.0g saturates 0.6g calories 204(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.