Montevidean Chicken Breasts

Pamplona de Pollo

Preparation info
  • Serves


    As an Appetizer
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

The term pamplona refers to the stuffed, rolled, grilled meats popular at Uruguayan steak houses and barbecues. Almost any meat is a candidate for stuffing, especially chicken, pork, and veal. (Beef is considered so noble, it’s generally cooked by itself.) This recipe was inspired by a chicken pamplona served at a Mercado del Puerto restaurant. The bell pepper, ham, egg, and prunes, make this a particularly colorful stuffing. The juxtaposition of sweet prunes and salty ham giv