This recipe is REALLY indulgent. It’s really rich and very filling. It’s also a little fussy and kind of a pain to prepare. It falls apart easily. It is, however, a combination of some of my absolute favourite things: Bacon wrapped-Avocado stuffed-Chicken breasts.
First, preheat your oven to 450F.
After that, let’s get started on the guacamole. I love guacamole. I like it best in the summer, when I can use ingredients from my own garden. I mean, except for the avocado, try as I might to live in a warmer climate. Anyway, so my guacamole recipe is kind of to my taste: A couple of ripe avocados pitted and peeled, a couple of handfuls of cherry tomatoes (halved), a tbsp of minced garlic, a handful of chopped cilantro, a tsp of kosher salt, and the juice of one lime. Make that first. Make it to your taste. I use a lot of garlic most days and I recognize that not everyone appreciates it as much as I do.
Next, the chicken breasts. Halve each of the chicken breast, then butterfly each half. From experience: the cleaner the cut, the better. Don’t cut all the way through your chicken breast halves. Fold out the chicken. Take a spoonful of your guacamole and place it on one of the halves. Fold the chicken back over. Repeat this for every halved chicken breast. Once complete, take each halved and guacamole stuffed chicken breast, and start wrapping each in bacon. It will probably take a couple slices for each half-breast. I suggest securing the bacon with toothpicks. Save yourself the grief of the guacamole spilling out and your bacon changing shape as it cooks.
Then, in a medium sized frying pan, sear each bacon wrapped-guacamole stuffed-chicken breast on all sides. It took me about 10 minutes to sear all sides. After that, move your chicken breasts to a baking sheet. Cook in the oven for about 15 minutes or until your chicken looks done when you cut into it. Don’t give yourself salmonella, please. Let them rest for a few minutes.
K. Not sure how I feel about this one. It’s kind of a hassle and really rich tasting. It’s more of a novelty item if you’re trying to impress someone. If you want to see another avocado related novelty food, I suggest checking out his video for a bacon wrapped, egg stuffed avocado: HERE!