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Chicken Pillows Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Davy
Added: Friday, March 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 whole chicken breasts,skinned,boned,halved

3 Tbsp lemon juice

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp finely minced garlic

1 tsp crushed oregano

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup butter

1/2 lb. phyllo or strudel leaves

Directions:
Directions:
Cut chicken into 1" cubes. Combine lemon juice,
oil,garlic,oregano and salt in small bowl. Add chicken and coat with marinade. Cover,refrigerate overnight.
Melt butter. Unwrap phyllo and place on wax paper. Cover with another piece of wax paper to prevent drying out.Halve phyllo lengthwise with scissors, forming 2 long strips,about 6" wide.
Take 1 strip of pastry,fold in half crosswise and brush with butter. Place 2 pieces of chicken at one short end and roll up in pastry to mid way. Fold left and right edges toward centre over filling and then continue rolling, forming a neat package. Brush all over with more butter and place seam side down on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken.
Bake at 400 F for 15 min.until golden brown.

To Freeze: Place prepared phyllo rolls on baking sheet and freeze. When frozen,transfer to freezer bags and seal.
To bake after freezing: Place frozen rolls on baking sheet and brush with more butter. Bake at 400F for 20 min. approx.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I always double this recipe. Great to have in the freezer for unexpected company or urges.
An all round favorite!!

 

 

 

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