Spanakopita Chicken Ala Lori

Total Time
1hr
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

When we were in Florida, we ate at this little Greek restaurant and I ordered a chicken dish with spinach in it. It was so tasty and the filling reminded me of Spanakopita. I'm sure it's not totally correct, but it's close. Note: The coating will not be browned when finished baking, but will be crisp.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. In a bowl combine first 7 ingredients and mix well.
  3. Place chicken on a clean surface and divide spinach mixture evenly between them, leaving a 1/4 inch border.
  4. Roll up and secure with tooth picks.
  5. Brush melted butter over each roll and dredge in crumbs.
  6. Place on non stick cooking sheet and bake 40 minute.
Most Helpful

5 5

What a delight! I was a bit scared about no seasoning on the chicken, but the cheese mix was flavor enough! I used fresh spinach, so there was no need to squeeze it dry, just chop it. Otherwise I followed the recipe as posted, except I did use the broiler to brown the panko a bit. This was delicious! Thanks for sharing Lori! Made for Photo Tag!