Chicken With Ham And Fennel ( Pollo In Porchetta ) Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  • I x 1.5kg ovenready chicken
  • 1 x salt and pepper
  • 175 gm cooked ham cut into thick strips
  • 2 Tbsp. choppedfennel stalks and leaves
  • 2 clv garlic crushed
  • 40 gm butter softened lemon juice Finocchio Toscano (qv) fennel leaves


  1. Season the chicken inside and out with salt and pepper.
  2. Mix together the ham fennel and garlic and use to stuff the chicken.
  3. Place in a deep casserole dish and spread with the butter.
  4. Surround with the washed giblets if retained.
  5. Cover and cook in a preheated moderately warm oven 200 degrees C (400 degrees F)
  6. Gas Mark 6 for 1 hour.
  7. Uncover and continue cooking basting frequently for 20 min till tender and golden.
  8. Transfer to a warmed serving dish and keep warm.
  9. Throw away the giblets if using.
  10. Season the juices with salt pepper and lemon juice to taste and reheat.
  11. Garnish the chicken with Finocchio alla toscano and fennel leaves.
  12. Hand the sauce separately.
  13. Serves 4


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 55g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 132  
Calories from Fat 96 73%
Total Fat 10.81g 14%
Saturated Fat 5.87g 23%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 587mg 24%
Potassium 127mg 4%
Total Carbs 0.74g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.02g 0%
Protein 7.8g 12%
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