3 Cheese Chicken Maryland 

serves 4-6
30 mins


  • 15g Anchor Butter
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 3 thin slices prosciutto or turkey ham
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 80g Perfect Italiano Parmesan Cheese (grated)
  • 150g Perfect Italiano Mozarella Cheese (grated)
  • 100g Mainland Tasty (grated)
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice (optional)
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 6 whole chicken leg with skin on
  • 1kg potatoes, thinly sliced
  • Olive oil, for drizzling
  • 1 clove of garlic, extra, thinly sliced
  • Steamed vegetables, for serving


  1. Melt butter in a large frying pan over low heat. Add onion, garlic and prosciutto. Sauté until onion is soft
  2. Combine onion mixture, breadcrumbs, all cheese, lemon juice, oregano and season to taste
  3. Using wet fingers loosen skin from chicken flesh to form a pocket and fill with cheese mixture. Combine potatoes, oil, sliced garlic and seasonings in a large roasting pan. Arrange chicken over potatoes and bake at 180˚C fan forced for 1 hour or until chicken is cooked and potatoes are golden
  4. Serve chicken with roasted potatoes and steam vegetables