Tomato and pecorino roast chicken

This chicken roast will surely be the star of your dinner tonight.

Preparation time : 45 mins Servings : 4
Ingredients
  • 4-6 chicken breast fillets
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 15 ml olive oil
  • 1 large tomato
  • 4 sundried tomatoes
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 15 ml lemon juice
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes
  • 60 ml sunflower seeds
  • 60 ml finely grated pecorino OR mature cheddar cheese
  • Green salad of choice
Method

Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Grease an ovenproof dish with non-stick spray.

1 Season the chicken with salt and pepper.

Heat the oil in a pan and fry the chicken until golden on both sides.

Arrange in the prepared dish.

2 TOMATO SAUCE

 Put all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and process well, or finely chop and mix well.

3 TO FINISH

Spread the tomato sauce over the chicken and arrange the tomatoes in between.

Sprinkle the sunflower seeds and cheese over and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the tomatoes have burst.

4 TO SERVE

Serve the chicken with the green salad.