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Chicken With Spinach Filling

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Ingredients
  Chicken 4 (Maryland'S Uncut Leg And Thigh Joints)
  Butter 1 Ounce, melted (30 Gram)
  Spinach filling 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Frozen spinach 4 Ounce, thawed (125 Gram)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Ricotta cheese/Cottage cheese ricotta 4 Ounce, drained (125 Gram)
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Teaspoon
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, finely grated
  Ground nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned tomato 10 Ounce (310 Gram)
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
Directions

1. To make filling, squeeze spinach (a) to remove excess liquid. Place spinach, garlic, ricotta or cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, lemon rind and nutmeg in a bowl and mix to combine.
2. Using your fingers, loosen skin on chicken (b), starting at thigh end.
3. Push filling gently under skin down into the drumstick (c). Arrangechicken pieces in an ovenproof dish, brush with melted butter and bake at 180°C/350°F/Gas 4 for 35-40 minutes.
4. To make sauce, place tomato puree and Worcestershire sauce in a saucepan, bring to simmering and simmer for 3-4 minutes. Serve sauce with chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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