Chicken Braciole Messinese Recipe

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Chicken Braciole Messinese
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  1. Preheat the oven to 450° F.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine 1 cup of the pine nuts, the pecorino, and nutmeg.
  3. Place the chicken legs skin side down on a cutting board and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Divide the pine nut mixture among the chicken legs, filling them as full as possible.
  5. Fold the meat up and around the mixture and tie tightly with butcher’s twine.
  6. Place the legs in a small roasting pan, flap side down.
  7. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes, or until browned and crispy and cooked through.
  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  9. In a medium bowl, mix the chopped tomatoes, olives, capers, olive oil, vinegar, red pepper flakes, and currants.
  10. Place 1 piece of chicken on each plate and spoon some over each piece of chicken and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 780.36 Kcal (3267 kJ)
Calories from fat 491.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54.65g 84%
Cholesterol 249.14mg 83%
Sodium 613.78mg 26%
Potassium 1150.45mg 24%
Total Carbs 14.31g 5%
Sugars 8.79g 35%
Dietary Fiber 3.17g 13%
Protein 59.46g 119%
Vitamin C 14.4mg 24%
Iron 5.5mg 31%
Calcium 171.1mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 178.75 Kcal (748 kJ)
Calories from fat 112.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.52g 84%
Cholesterol 57.07mg 83%
Sodium 140.59mg 26%
Potassium 263.52mg 24%
Total Carbs 3.28g 5%
Sugars 2.01g 35%
Dietary Fiber 0.73g 13%
Protein 13.62g 119%
Vitamin C 3.3mg 24%
Iron 1.3mg 31%
Calcium 39.2mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 19.5
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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