Pancetta Wrapped Garlic Chicken

Jacqui Farbrace
A tasty full flavour chicken dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine English, French, Italian
Servings 4 People


  • Baking Tray
  • Garlic press
  • Small plate
  • Tin foil


  • 4 Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Pack Pancetta
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 100 Grams Butter


  • Preheat your oven to Gas7 / 220
  • Crush the garlic cloves using a garlic press onto a small plate
  • Add the butter to the crushed garlic and mash with a fork mixing together well
  • With a sharp knife, slice the chicken breast length wise on the thickest side. Do not slice all the way through but enough to make a deep pocket
  • Stuff each chicken breast with the garlic butter
  • lay out 2-3 slices of the pancetta and place a chicken breast in the middle. Wrap the pancetta round the chicken breast tucking the ends underneath. Wrap each chicken breast tightly in tin foil and Place on a baking tray. Do this with each chicken breast.
  • Place in the oven and cook for about 30-45mins depending on how thick your chicken breast are.


Serve with some buttered new potatoes or rice and vegetables of your choice.
Keyword Chicken, Dinner, Garlic, Main Meal, Pancetta