Looking for a healthy and delicious chicken recipe? This chicken and brie rollatini with blackberry compote is a fun and Healthyish riff on the Swiss classic, chicken cordon bleu. Except this version is much lighter and healthier than its Swiss counterpart. This dish is perfect for weeknights, yet fancy enough for dinner parties. You’re going to love how tasty this recipe is.

Chicken and Brie Rollatini with Blackberry Compote

Wondering what makes it Healthyish?

Traditionally, chicken cordon bleu is meat (chicken and ham) and cheese rolled together and pan or deep fried. To make this chicken and brie rollatini Healthyish, I started by removing the ham. I replaced it with light and healthy spinach. Next, I decided to baked the chicken vs. deep frying. Finally, I added a delicious blackberry compote to really brighten the entire dish.

Chicken and Brie Rollatini with Blackberry Compote

This recipe makes for light servings. Try paring it with my simple salad and homemade garlic knots for a delicious and healthy meal.

Fun Fact: Blackberries are a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin K and free-radical fighting antioxidants.

Chicken and Brie Rollatini with Blackberry Compote
Chicken and Brie Rollatini with Blackberry Compote

Chicken and Brie Rollatini with Blackberry Compote

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Ingredients

Chicken Rollatini:

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 1 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach – remove stems and chopped small
  • 4 brie slices – about 1 ounce each
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh thyme – remove stems

Blackberry Compote:

  • 12 oz of fresh blackberries
  • 2 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

Instructions 

Prepare the blackberry compote:

  • Add all of the ingredients into a small sauce pan and cook over medium /. high heat until the berries begin to break down. (roughly 5 minutes). Reduce heat and let everything simmer for an additional few minutes. Be sure to continuously stir the mixture to prevent burning or overcooking. When it’s a jam like texture, turn off heat and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Gently spray a 9×5-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.

Prepare the chicken:

  • Butterfly and pound chicken breasts to 1/4 inch thickness. You’ll have 4 thin breasts.
  • Season both sides of the chicken with salt, pepper and fresh thyme.
  • Place 1 slice of brie cheese and some of the chopped spinach on top of each breast. Roll the chicken closed.
  • Add the plain breadcrumbs to a plate. Dust or roll the rolled chicken through the plain breadcrumbs.
  • Secure the rolled chicken with a toothpick.
  • Place the chicken in the prepared baking dish.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked through.
  • Remove the dish from the oven, remove foil and toothpicks.
  • Spoon the blackberry compote on top of each breast.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!