2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
4 cloves garlic, chopped
handful of chopped fresh thyme
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets
175g grated mozzarella cheese (optional)
12 slices of Parma ham
- In a mixing bowl combine the basil, salt, pepper, garlic, thyme and butter.
- Spread butter mix on the chicken. Lay three slices of ham overlapping on a work surface. Place chicken breast on top and sprinkle with grated cheese. Wrap the ham over the top of the chicken. Secure with a wooden skewer if necessary. Repeat for the remaining three chicken breasts.
- Bake in oven at 180 C / Gas 4 for 40 minutes.