Stuffed serrano-wrapped chicken

Serrano ham and fresh herbs guarantee a delicious Mediterranean flavor!


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 677 / Protein 48g / Carbohydr. 8g / Fat 50g

Ingredients (2 servings)

25 gmushrooms
50 gsun-dried tomatoes (in oil)
2chicken breasts (skin on)
1 bunchbasil
1 bunchparsley
1 sprigrosemary
1 sprigthyme
1 clovegarlic
80 mlolive oil
4 slicesSerrano ham


grill, barbecue tongs, brush (optional), food processor or mincer, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Pinot Noir Rosé, dry, 2010
This light summery dish is best accompanied by an aromatic Pinot Noir Rosé with a bouquet of red berries. The latter develops best when well cooled at 8 – 10°C (46 – 50 °F).

Step 1

Stuffed serrano-wrapped chicken

Preheat the grill. Finely slice mushrooms. Drain sun-dried tomatoes and cut into strips.

cutting board, knife

25 g mushrooms / 50 g sun-dried tomatoes

Step 2

Stuffed serrano-wrapped chicken

With your fingers, carefully loosen the skin of the chicken breast and place some of the sliced mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes underneath it.

2 chicken breasts

Step 3

Stuffed serrano-wrapped chicken

For the pesto, pick basil, parsley, rosemary, and thyme leaves. Peel and crush garlic clove. Puree everything in a food processor with olive oil, salt and pepper.

food processor or mincer

1 bunch basil / 1 bunch parsley / 1 sprigs rosemary / 1 sprigs thyme / 1 clove garlic / 80 ml olive oil / salt / pepper

Step 4

Stuffed serrano-wrapped chicken

Cover stuffed chicken breasts with pesto on both sides. Tightly wrap two slices of Serrano ham around each chicken breast.


4 slices Serrano ham

Step 5

Stuffed serrano-wrapped chicken

Grill chicken for approx. 3 – 4 min. turning occasionally until the ham is crispy. Move the chicken onto indirect heat and finish cooking for approx. 8 – 10 min. Season again with salt and pepper and serve with a grilled corncob.

grill, barbecue tongs