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Hunter’s chicken

  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


Juicy chicken, bbq sauce, melty cheese, bacon! what more could you want?!

Syns: 0.5 per portion

Healthy extra: A


  • For the BBQ sauce:
  • 1 onion (peeled and finely diced)
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 125 ml tomato passata
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp sweetener
  • salt and pepper
  • For the chicken:
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4 bacon medallions
  • 60 g cheddar cheese (sliced)
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • low calorie cooking spray/spray oil


  1. Fry the onion until soft (about 5 minutes)
  2. Add app of the the sauce ingredients, stir, and simmer gently for a few minutes allowing the sauce to thicken
  3. Slit chicken breasts down the middle to make a pocket
  4. When the sauce is ready, spread a spoonful inside each chicken breast
  5. Wrap 2 bacon slices around each chicken breast and place the chicken in a baking tin
  6. Pop into an oven (pre-heated to 190c) for 20 minutes
  7. Remove from the oven and spoon some BBQ sauce over each chicken breast. Divide the sliced cheese over the 2 breasts, sprinkle over the mixed herbs and pop back in the oven for another 10-15 minutes, until golden brown and bubbling on top.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes