Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Dates and Pecans

Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Dates and Pecans

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Transform ordinary chicken recipes into a gourmet treat that is suitable for the whole family with this date and pecan nut stuffing.

  • Recipe serves4-6
  • Preparation time20 minutes
  • Cooking time30 minutes


  • 6 Chicken breasts
  • Robertsons Freshly Ground Atlantic Sea Salt and Black Pepper
  • 15 ml Thyme
  • 250 g Dates, chopped
  • 50 g Pecan nuts, whole
  • 120 ml Cream cheese
  • 1 KNORR Roast Chicken Gravy


  • Preheat oven to 180°C
  • Using a sharp knife, cut into the thickest part of the chicken breast to form a pocket, without cutting right through.
  • Season the cavity with Robertsons Salt and Pepper.
  • Mix the thyme, dates, pecan nuts and cream cheese together and divide the mixture between the 6 chicken breasts.
  • Use a toothpick to secure them if necessary.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 20-30 minutes until the chicken is cooked.
  • Empty the KNORR Roast Chicken Gravy sachet into a jug and add boiling water as per packet instructions.
  • Stir with a fork until smooth.
  • Serve chicken breasts with brown and wild rice, seasonal vegetables and KNORR Chicken Gravy.