Boned Coriander Double Chicken

Preparation info
  • For


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

  • About

Coriander pesto is used to imbue the moist cold chicken with a delicious fragrance. The ‘double’ in the title comes from the fact that the boned chicken is stuffed with chicken breasts to make a dish designed to be served cold and which, when sliced, makes something as fresh and succulent to eat as it is handsome to look at on the plate. The pancetta used here is the fat bacon sold in Italian delicatessens, cut very thin to eat raw like Parma ham.

The dish is effectively a galantine