Delicious chicken fillet with cheese in the oven - the second course for all occasions. It can be prepared for the festive table as a main, and for everyday meals. To cook juicy chicken fillet, you need to hold it in the marinade for at least half an hour, and it is better to leave it overnight. During the night, the spices will soak the chicken, the fillet will turn out fragrant and tender, it will take very little time to cook it, therefore, the finished chicken fillet will be juicy and tender. It is important to cook chicken fillet from chilled chicken, frozen meat will not work so tasty.
- Cooking time: 30 minutes (+ time for marinating chicken)
- Servings: 2
Ingredients for chicken fillet with cheese in the oven
- 600 g chicken fillet;
- 30 grams of wheat flour;
- 100 g tomatoes;
- 60 g hard cheese;
- chili peppers;
- 40 g of mayonnaise;
- 120 g onions;
- salt, oil for frying.
For marinade with chicken fillet:
- 15 g of honey;
- 20 ml of soy sauce;
- 10 ml of balsamic vinegar;
- 60 g onions;
- 3 cloves of garlic;
- chili pepper;
- bay leaf, coriander, mustard;
- 20 ml of olive oil;
- greens (leek, parsley).
Method of cooking tasty chicken fillet with cheese in the oven
Making marinade for chicken fillet
Pour soy sauce and balsamic vinegar in a bowl, add a tablespoon of honey. On a fine grater we rub a head of onions and garlic cloves.
On a teaspoon of mustard and coriander seeds, fry for 1-2 minutes on a dry frying pan to reveal and enhance the flavor of the spices, then rub them in a mortar or grind in a coffee grinder.
We cut the pod of chili pepper finely (take out the seeds from the hot pepper and cut partitions).
Add the ground spices, chopped chilli and crushed lavrushka in a bowl, mix - and the marinade is ready.
Marinate and bake chicken fillet with cheese
We take the cooled chicken breast or fillet, cut off two large pieces with a thickness of about 2 centimeters.
Put the chicken fillet in the marinade bowl, add some fresh herbs. Depending on the season, it can be leek, parsley or fresh greens from the garden.
Pour high-quality olive oil, remove chicken fillet in the fridge for 30 minutes - 1 hour.
Pour wheat flour and about a teaspoon of fine sodium chloride without additives into the bag. We get slices of chicken fillet from marinade, dry them with napkins, put them in a bag of flour.
We grease the frying pan with a non-stick coating for frying, fry the chicken fillet on both sides until golden brown.
Heat-resistant baking dish grease with oil, put on the bottom sliced with thick rings onions, lay out the top pieces of chicken fillet.
Put the thin slices of tomatoes on the fried chicken fillet. For these purposes it is better to use cherry tomatoes, they are tastier, sweeter and look beautiful.
Sprinkle tomatoes with a thick layer of grated cheese. Take Parmesan for a festive table, and any hard cheese is suitable for a normal meal.
Cut the chili peppers together with the seeds in half lengthwise. Put on each piece of filet half of pepper, pour with mayonnaise and send for 12 minutes in an oven heated to 220 degrees.
Serve the chicken fillet hot, and sprinkle with fresh greens before serving.
Delicious chicken fillet with cheese in the oven is ready. Enjoy your meal!