California Prunes Stuffed Chicken with Olive, Lemon and Feta

Makes: 4Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 20 minutes


  • 4 x 160g chicken breasts, skinless & boneless 
  • 100g California Prunes 
  • 70g pitted olives 
  • 70g feta 
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • 1 lemon 
  • For the seasoning:
  • 1 tbsp salt 
  • 1 tbsp onion powder 
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder 
  • 1 tbsp Nigella seeds 


  1. Chop the California Prunes into chunks, then dice the feta cheese and place in a bowl with the pitted olives
  2. Chop the fresh oregano slowly and add to the bowl, followed by the zest of a lemon
  3. Mix together with a drizzle of olive oil
  4. Cut a pocket into the chicken breasts horizontally and stuff with the mixture
  5. Mix the seasoning together and sprinkle over the top of the chicken, any seasoning left over place into a clean jam jar and keep for another day
  6. Pour a little oil over the chief before cooking in a preheated pan for 5 minutes, then finish under a grill for 8-10 minutes
  7. Finish with a squeeze of lemon and a final sprinkle of oregano


Peter Sidwell

Peter Sidwell

California Prune Board Ambassador Peter Sidwell, is a chef, baker, TV presenter, author, and innovator of all things food related. Peter has been a chef all his working life and over the years has developed a simple, fresh and innovative way of cooking which focuses on the importance of fine ingredients and technical know-how to ensure the best results. Peter has travelled the world cooking, talking and demonstrating his approach and explaining how and why it works so well for all manner of food offerings. Peter works both with chefs, consumers, food producers and retailers to innovate, create process or refine procurement. Working from his new innovation centre in England's beautiful Lake District, Peter and his team create exciting, attractive and mouth-watering new recipes with digital content, showcasing the delicious flavour and versatility of California Prunes.