Chicken Breasts stuffed with Dried Fruit

Stuffed with delicious dried fruit. Serve with rice, potatoes, pasta or salad for a filling tasty meal.

  • Medium
  • Serves 4
  • Prep 1hr 20mins Cooking 20mins


  • 200g dried fruit (Buchanans almonds, Buchanans raisins, Buchanans apricots, Buchanans cashew nuts)
  • 1 chopped onions
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 20g butter
  • 50ml water
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 8 thin slices of smoked ham


  1. Place the dried fruits in a bowl and mix with the vinegar, honey, chopped onions, cinnamon, olive oil and water. Season and leave to marinade for 1 hour at room temperature.
  2. Preheat the oven to 210°. Slice the chicken breasts on the top and stuff with the dried fruit mix. Then wrap the thin slices of ham around the breast, (2 per chicken breast).
  3. Place in an oven dish, season, top with a knob of butter, cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  4. When the chicken is cooked through and golden, serve straight away with your choice of side.