Chicken-Bacon Rolls stuffed with Prunes (Envueltos de Pollo, Tocineta y Ciruela)

by Erica Dinho on October 6, 2009

Pollo RellenoEvery once in a while I get cooking cravings. This week I really wanted to make chicken rolls, but I didn’t feel like going to the store to pick up the ingredients. So, I did what my grandmother used to do, just look in the refrigerator and see what’s there. The result… chicken stuffed with prunes, rolled in bacon, with a mustard and mayo based sauce. I really liked how this recipe turned out. Try it!

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Ingredients

(4 Servings)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 chicken breast halves
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 16 pitted prunes
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • Sauce
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Place chicken breast between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and using a meat mallet pound each breast to 1/4-inch thickness. Repeat with remaining chicken breasts.
  2. Lay chicken breasts flat on a cutting board and rub with lime juice. Sprinkle paprika, salt and pepper. Place 4 prunes in the middle of each breast.
  3. Roll the chicken, wrap each roll with bacon and secure with toothpicks. Season the outside of the rolls with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat the olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Brown the chicken evenly all over for 7 minutes or until golden, then reduce the heat to medium and cover the skillet. Let it cook for about 8 minutes more.
  5. In every serving plate spoon some mustard sauce and place the chicken on top.
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{ 11 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Kim October 6, 2009 at 1:58 PM

It looks so pretty Erica! All the flavors are there – sweet from the prunes, salty from the bacon – yum!!

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2 Ben October 6, 2009 at 4:12 PM

OH that is just wrong! The picture alone made me hungry :-p Chicken, bacon and prunes, hmmmm que delicia!

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3 Oysterculture October 6, 2009 at 4:51 PM

oh wow! if only my cravings turned up something lie this – they look awesome!

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4 Erica October 6, 2009 at 5:44 PM

Thank you everyone for the comments!

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5 Joy October 7, 2009 at 4:54 AM

Just Fabulous! Thankyou!

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6 Simply Life October 7, 2009 at 7:01 AM

Oh wow, that looks INCREDIBLE!!!!

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7 Natasha - 5 Star Foodie October 7, 2009 at 9:17 AM

The rolls are so pretty with prunes inside!

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8 peteformation October 7, 2009 at 9:42 AM

Wow, nice bacon chicken rolls…..love the taste of bacon with paprika! yum yum!

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9 Joan Nova October 7, 2009 at 10:00 AM

savory, sweet, and pretty…a winning combination!

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10 Erica October 7, 2009 at 6:19 PM

Thank you all for visiting my blog:)

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11 camila November 10, 2010 at 4:23 PM

it was amazing!

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