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Chicken in Phyllo

 
Chicken in Phyllo
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Try this scrumptious recipe that is easy to make and takes no effort to enjoy! Juicy stuffed chicken breasts filled with cheese wrapped in crispy filo pastry.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

45

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free
 

Ingredients

16 ounces chicken breast halves, boneless, skinless
2 large or 4 small breasts
2 ounces butter
melted
1 pk phyllo (filo) pastry sheets
*
4 tablespoons shallots
minced
1 teaspoon sage
*
4 ounces monterey jack cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃). Halve chicken breasts & pound flat.

Melt butter. Layer 4 sheets of phyllo, buttering each sheet.

On each chicken breast sprinkle 1 tablespoon shallots and ¼ teaspoon of sage. If using fresh sage use one whole large leaf for each breast.

Lay one ounce of cheese on each breast & roll up.

Place breast in the middle of the phyllo, at one end; roll once, fold in sides, brush with butter and continue rolling, buttering as you go.

Lay all on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 25 minutes until browned and the breasts have been cooked through.

If you have a thermometer the breasts should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

+3

about 14 years

Very easy, very juicy and tasty. I'm going to do variations on the spicing. Thank you.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 106g (3.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 27160% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 207mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 50g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 12% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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