Chicken & Spinach Melts with Parma Ham

2015-01-23
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 40m

This recipe went down a storm in my house which means only one thing.. I HAD to blog it!! The chicken even tastes amazing reheated the next day which means it’s great for cooking in bulk and either taking to work with you or having it for a super quick dinner throughout the week.

This protein packed dish was actually created for Protein Dynamix (use the code NIC20 for 20% off their range!) who I am currently developing recipes for and provides a whopping 42g of protein thanks to the chicken breast, parma ham and mozzarella (of course though the actual amounts will vary depending on the size of your chicken breast etc!).

The protein promotes feelings of fullness and helps to build and repair our muscles, the carbs from the potato provides energy and the spinach and salad provides fibre, vitamins and minerals.. this is the ultimate healthy and balanced meal AND IT TASTES DELICIOUS.

Do let me know if you make it too!

Happy cooking :).

 

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 70g mozzarella
  • handful of spinach
  • 2 slices parma ham
  • 1 clove garlic (chopped) & black pepper
  • 2 old potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil or spray oil
  • salad leaves

 

Chicken Melt with Parma Ham

Chicken Melt with Parma Ham

 

Method

Step 1

Pre-heat your oven to 200 degrees C. Dice up the mozzarella with a knife and mix in the garlic before seasoning with black pepper.

Step 2

Slice each chicken breast open (but don't slice fully in half) and divide the mozzarella between the pockets. Add the spinach before closing the chicken breast and laying a parma ham slice on top. Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish.

Step 3

Chop up the potatoes into thin slices & toss with oil and black pepper. Add them to a baking tray lined with foil and pop them into the oven along with the chicken dish for 20-30 minutes until cooked. Turn the chips 1-2 x whilst cooking.

Step 4

Serve your chicken breast with the potato slices & a handful of salad & enjoy! P.S I served mine with a dollop of Tomato ketchup too!

 

Chicken Melt with Parma Ham

Chicken Melt with Parma Ham

 

*This recipe was developed in collaboration with Protein Dynamix. 

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Nutritional Info

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  • Calories

    390 Kcal
  • Carbs

    35g
  • Protein

    42g
  • Fat

    9g

Recipe Comments

Comments (4)

  1. posted by Wicibeth on January 24, 2015

    This looks delicious!

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  2. posted by Cecilia K on February 3, 2015

    Thanks from Sweden for the dinner Idea today, it was truly super tasty! I have done tons of your recipes and all great :).

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