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Chicken Involtini with Arugula, Fresh Mozzarella & Bacon

Involtini is an Italian word for rolls. And Chicken Involtini is the word for SUPER yummy grilled chicken alternative.

Seriously though, this recipe is not your ordinary way of cooking chicken, but I promise, you’ll be surprised how fast and easy it is.

And on top of all, De-li-cious.

Without further ado let’s see what is the fuss I’m talking here all about 🙂

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

8 thin slices of chicken fillet

8 slices of bacon

1 cup arugula leaves

2 pcs of fresh mozzarella cheese

Salt and Pepper to taste

Preparation:

Chicken Involtini Preparation

Step 1: Lay chicken slices flat on a cutting board lengthwise. Place arugula leaves followed with a slice of mozzarella cheese on the top. Sprinkle with freshly ground pepper.

Chicken Involtini Preparation- Step2

Step 2: Roll chicken slices up forming a tight roll. Wrap a bacon slice around each chicken roll.

Step 3: Grill on a high heat, flipping your involtini as they cook. Once golden brown reduce the heat and cook for a few more minutes (around 10-12 minutes total).

Chicken Involtini with Arugula, Fresh Mozzarella and Bacon

Serve with mixed greens salad, polenta or steamed vegetables.

Now, your turn! Next time your family cringe when you cook chicken for dinner, try these italian chicken involtini. They’ll make you fall in love with this meat again. And as always, let me know how it goes 🙂

Ciao!

Chicken Involtini with Arugula, Fresh Mozzarella & Bacon

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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 8 thin slices of chicken fillet
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 cup arugula leaves
  • 2 pcs of fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Lay chicken slices flat on a cutting board lengthwise. Place arugula leaves followed with a slice of mozzarella cheese on the top. Sprinkle with freshly ground pepper.
  • Roll chicken slices up forming a tight roll. Wrap a bacon slice around each chicken roll.
  • Grill on a high heat, flipping your involtini as they cook. Once golden brown reduce the heat and cook for a few more minutes (around 10-12 minutes total).
  • Serve with mixed greens salad, polenta or steamed vegetables.
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