Chicken en Papillote with Zucchinis and Rosemary

Chicken en Papillote with Zucchinis and Rosemary
Staff Writer
Bordeaux

Parchment paper and herbs do the heavy lifting in this incredibly aromatic and flavorful grilled chicken recipe. Strong flavors of rosemary and goat cheese finish off the dish. Pair with a structured red wine such as a Bordeaux wine from Saint-Emilion or Pomerol.

6
Servings
74
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • chicken breasts
  • large zucchinis (or 6 small)
  • 3½  Ounces  ash-rind goat cheese
  • clove garlic
  • Thyme and bay leaves
  • sprigs rosemary
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 425°F. Wash the zucchinis, cut in 2 and slice into thin rounds (unpeeled).

Arrange the zucchinis on 6 sheets of parchment or aluminium paper (1 per person).

Lay one fillet on each sheet, on top of the zucchinis.

Salt and pepper, then add chopped garlic, thyme and/or bay leaves finely chopped to taste.

Top off with 2 slices of goat cheese per sheet, a sprig of rosemary and a little olive oil drizzled across the top. Fold and close sheets, en papillote-style. Bake in oven for 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
79µg
11%
Calcium, Ca
146mg
15%
Choline, total
3mg
1%
Folate, total
1µg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
9mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
119mg
17%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
69mg
5%
Water
5g
0%

Chicken Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chicken Cooking Tip

Allow meat to rest for at least ten minutes before slicing into it; otherwise, the juices will leak out.

Chicken Wine Pairing

Pinot noir, gamay, merlot, zinfandel, carménère, pinotage, or grenache with grilled, roasted, or other simply cooked chicken; chardonnay, pinot gris/grigio, pinot blanc, or chenin blanc with chicken in cream or light tomato sauce or with chicken crêpes or croquettes; sauvignon blanc or sémillon with fried chicken; viognier with spiced chicken dishes.

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