Chicken Roll-ups

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Chicken Roll-ups

Chicken Roll-ups
Servings 4


  • 2 Tbs bread crumbs
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • Dash of ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp grated lemon peel yellow part only
  • 1/2 tsp grated orange peel orange part only
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 Tbs dry white wine optional
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 Tbs finely chopped onion
  • 3 tsp unsalted margarine
  • 2 whole boneless skinless


  • Pound chicken breast halves to approximately 1/4 in. (5 mm) thickness. Melt 1 tsp margarine in a small skillet over moderate heat. Add onion and cook 5 minutes until soft but not brown. Stir in sweet potato, optional wine, honey, lemon and orange peel, cinnamon, nutmeg and pepper and heat through.

    Divide mixture between 4 breasts halves, roll up and secure with toothpicks. Place roll-ups seam side down in a shallow baking dish. Cover and bake at 400F (200C) for 20 minutes until chicken is tender. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 2 tsp. margarine in a small saucepan. Sprinkle the cooked roll-ups with the bread crumbs, drizzle the melted margarine over them, and brown under the broiler.

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