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Prosciutto Wrapped Creamy Pesto Chicken Parcels

5 from 2 votes
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Course: Main
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 394kcal
Author: Julia Frey of Vikalinka


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tbsp cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 4-8 prosciutto slices depending on the size on chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • cherry tomatoes on the vine


  • Preheat the oven to 375F/190C
  • In a small bowl combine cream cheese with basil pesto and set aside.
  • With a sharp knife cut a pocket into the thickest part of a chicken breast, season with salt and pepper, then fill each pocket with approximately 1 tbsp of cream cheese and pesto mixture.
  • Wrap one or two prosciutto slices around each chicken breast making sure the area filled with cream cheese is thoroughly covered. Put the chicken parcels onto a medium baking tray and arrange tomatoes on the vine between them.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.


Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 1005mg | Potassium: 941mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Vitamin C: 10.5mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.1mg